Albert Fish: Serial Killer

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Albert Fish “I like children, they are tasty(Fish)”. Albert was a serial killer. A serial killer is someone who has committed multiple murders. It takes a lot to be a cannibal and Fish was one of them. Cannibal is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings(Maria). Albert Fish’s crazy life included his childhood, into adulthood as a serial killer, and his death Albert Fish’s life was all crazy, but it started in his childhood. Albert was born in Washington, DC on May 19, 1870. Fish was the youngest child and had three living siblings: Walter, Annie, and Edwin. He was baptized Hamilton Fish but went by Albert which was his dead brother. When Albert was born, his father, Randall Fish, was 75, and his…show more content…
He was arrested eight times over the years serving time for grand larceny, passing bad checks, and violating parole or probation. He had children in every state he had traveled to. Sadly a young girl, Grace Budd, was one of his victims. He was arrested after a six year hunt for the murder of Grace(Maria). He worked as a handyman and a painter, but made the neighborhood children beat him with a paddle that had 1’½” nails attached to it. He was released and was judged for “disturbed but…show more content…
He remains the oldest man to have ever been executed in the electric chair. He blames his own children for his crimes. Before he got placed into the electric chair, he sent out letters of all his victims, and what he did to them and sent it to the parents of that certain victim. His execution date was January 16, 1936 by the electric chair at Sing Sing Prison in New York. When the lever was pulled on the electric chair, it then put three thousand volts into his body but then short circuited because of the needles that was placed in Albert’s pelvis. They had to put another jolt of three thousand volts into his body and that is when he was pronounced dead. Some people will never forget about Albert Fish’s crazy life including his childhood, into adulthood as a serial killer and his death. There are people out in the world that could be just like him. You have to watch out for crazy people. It 's important because sometimes people get out of hand in situations you might be involved in. The only thing you have to watch out for is if you are in a safe environment at all times no matter
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