53-year-old Michael Townson who is presently serving a life sentence for a brutal murder has confessed to the murder of a waitress in 1991 after developing a “hatred for women,” officials said.

Townson was indicted by a grand jury on Monday, Oct. 24 for first-degree murder in the death of Linda Little, Daytona Beach Police Chief Jakari Young said on Tuesday, Oct. 25, said reports.

Townson who has been behind bars since 2007 in a separate case has also confessed to killings in central Florida and Tennessee, said, cops.

Those alleged crimes are being investigated, and Townson has not been charged in those cases yet, Detective Dave Dinardi, with the Daytona Beach PD, told reporters.

Townson told detectives he was sexually abused as a child by his father and grandfather and blamed his mother and other women in his life for failing to protect him.

“As a result, he developed a hatred for women,” Young said.

43-year-old Little was working as a waitress when she went missing on the morning of Oct. 11, 1991, after finishing her shift at the Chart House Restaurant.

Police said Townson met Little at a hotel bar in what Dinardi called a “random meeting unfortunately on a wrong day at the wrong time” and with “the wrong person.”

Little’s body was never found, but Dinardi said that details were provided by Townson which convinced investigators that he was giving a genuine confession.

Little’s sister, Wanda Henson, thanked Townson for his confession and said she’s forgiven him while attending a news conference.

“I know this is crazy,” she said. “I really want to thank Townson for letting the family know what happened. I’ve been praying for closure, and God works in mysterious ways.”

On Jan. 16, 2007, more than 15 years after Little’s murder Townson fatally bludgeoned Sherri Carman, a childhood friend, with a steel pipe and hammer at her Titusville home.

Townson said he had become extremely angry when Carman told him that she had AIDS after the two of them had sex. An autopsy later revealed she did not have the virus, according to court records.

Townson pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in that case and in 2008 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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