Jeffrey Dahmer: Anonymous Serial Killer

912 Words4 Pages
Jeffrey Dahmer was an infamous serial killer and sex offender. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 21, 1960. Jeffrey Dahmer killed 17 men between 1978 and 1991. He was sentenced to 15 life terms, but was later murdered by an inmate in 1994. His murders included rape, dismemberment, necrophilia, and cannibalism. Since most of Dahmer’s victims were African American males, many people believed his acts had to do with racism. Dahmer’s childhood was normal, however, he became antisocial and reserved as he got older due to his family’s move from Wisconsin to Ohio. He began showing no interest in hobbies and became less socially interactive around the age of 10. He started to have an interest for dead animals and started drinking during…show more content…
The police handed him back over to Dahmer taking his word but later that same night he killed and dismembered Sinthasomphone and kept his skull as a trophy. Dahmer was intrigue by the idea that he could turn his victims into “zombies” to turn them into submissive sexual partners. He would use different techniques to inject acid or boiling water into their brains to turn them into a zombie like state. Residents of the apartments began noticing putrid smells coming from Dahmer’s apartment. On July 22, 1991, Dahmer lured Tracy Edwards into his home, drugged him and forced into the bedroom with a knife. Edwards, fortunately, managed to escape and two police officers picked him up. When the police arrived at the apartment, they entered Dahmer’s bedroom where they found pictures of dead bodies and dismembered limbs. They kept investigating the home which lead to a head being discovered in the refrigerator, three more in the freezer, photographs of victims, and human remains. After being charged with 17 murder charges, his trial began on January 30, 1992. He pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but two weeks later the court declared him guilty and he was sentenced to 15 life terms, for a total of 957 years in

More about Jeffrey Dahmer: Anonymous Serial Killer

Open Document