Butcher of Milwaukee
Jeffery Dahmer, the Butcher of Milwaukee, is one of America’s most well known serial killers. Routinely, Dahmer would pick up men, usually from a gay bar, bring them back to his house, sedate them, and then murder them. However, he is distinguished mostly by his gruesome interactions with his victims after their deaths, particularly necrophilia, mutilation, and cannibalism of their bodies. The amount of forensic evidence found at his apartment is stifling, including the remains of 11 of his victims. Dahmer claimed responsibility for 17 murders, within the time range of 1978 and 1991.
Jeffery Dahmer was born to Joyce Annette and Lionel Herbert Dahmer, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on May 21, 1960. He led a pretty normal childhood, until the age of 10, when his parents noticed he began to become withdrawn from the world around him. Socially he was inept and was extremely shy and awkward. Upon their observations, his parents tried to force Jeffery into interaction with other children, but this did not aid him. Jeffery, however, took an interest in animals from an early age, and he lovingly took care of his family’s dog. In his teen years, however, he began to become intrigued with their inner-workings and took dead animals off the side of the road and dissected them in the forest behind his house in secret. Around the age of 14 or 15, Dahmer later claimed that he began to have sexual fantasies intermingled with his grim dissections of these animals. His father believed his nature as a serial killer was a result of him going through puberty and developing his intrigue and love to kill simultaneously, eventually mixing together to create a sadistic love for murdering. As he got older, his fantasies grew stronger and more focused. He devised a plan to knock out a daily jogger and lie next to him. When the jogger did not show up the next day on his daily route, Dahmer decided not to attempt it a second time. For the...