How many people did Jeffrey Dahmer kill? Timeline of his victims

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Netflix‘s new show, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, which deep dives into the Milwaukee serial killer’s case, has left viewers horrified. Here’s a check out what number of people Dahmer killed and the timeline of his victims.

Dahmer, aka the Milwaukee Monster, is definitely one in every of America’s worst serial killers. His reign of terror lasted 13 years (1978 to 1991), all through which he murdered many males and boys.

StyleCaster tales that when Dahmer was lastly caught in 1991, he pleaded accountable to rape, murder, dismemberment and cannibalism. 

Despite his horrific crimes, the Milwaukee Monster didn’t get the dying penalty as a result of the regulation was abolished throughout the state of Wisconsin in 1853.

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How many people did Jeffrey Dahmer kill?

According to the Los Angeles Times, Dahmer killed 17 males and boys between 1978 and 1991.

CrimeMuseum.org tales that he was merely 18 when he devoted the murder of his first sufferer, Steven Hicks. Before lastly getting caught in 1991, Dahmer was arrested twice – in years 1982 and 1986 – for incidents of indecent publicity.

The Milwaukee Monster remained free until 1991 when his remaining sufferer managed to flee.

According to GoodToKnow, on July 22, 1991, Tracy Edwards, 32 on the time, met Dahmer in an space bar and agreed to return to the serial killer’s rental and pose for some photographs for a $100 cost.

The monster put Tracy in handcuffs and knowledgeable his sufferer that he wanted to eat his coronary coronary heart, the outlet further tales.

Tracy, who sensed the hazard to his life, someway glad Dahmer to get him out of {{the handcuffs}}.

The foul scent within the residence and bins of hydrochloric acid on the bottom blended with Dahmer’s irregular actions had Tracy scared for his life.

As he was freed from {{the handcuffs}}, Tracy punched Dahmer sooner than escaping from the rental. He then acquired right here all through two cops who accompanied him once more to Dahmer’s rental.

In rental 213, which belonged to Dahmer, the cops reportedly found the stays of 11 males, along with severed heads throughout the fridge. They moreover found a drawer stuffed with polaroids of the victims’ dismembered our our bodies.

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Here’s a timeline of Dahmer’s victims

The Sun tales the whole itemizing and timeline of Dahmer’s recognized victims:

  • Steven Hicks, 18, was murdered in 1978
  • Steven Tuomi, 24, was killed in 1987
  • James Doxtator, 14, was killed in 1987, merely three months after Tuomi.
  • Richard Guerrero, 22, was murdered in 1988.
  • Anthony Sears, 24, was killed in 1989
  • Raymond Lamont Smith, 32 and Edward Smith, 27, had been every killed in 1990.
  • Ernest Miller and David C Thomas, every 22, had been killed in September 1990
  • Curtis Straughter, 17, was killed in February 1991
  • Errol Lindsey, 19, was murdered in April 1991.
  • Anthony Hughes, 31, and Konerak Sinthasomphone, 14, had been every killed in May 1991.
  • Matt Turner, 20, was killed in June 1991.
  • Oliver Lacy, 24, Jeremiah Weinberger, 23, and Joseph Bradehoft, 25 had been all killed in July, 1991, correct sooner than Dahmer’s arrest.

On November 28, 1994, Dahmer was crushed to dying by Christopher Scarver, a fellow inmate on the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin.

The solid of Netflix’s Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

The new Netflix current stars Mare Of Easttown actor Evan Peters throughout the lead perform. Dahmer’s remaining sufferer, Tracy Edwards, is carried out by Shaun Brown.

The current moreover stars Matthew Alan, Niecy Nash, Richard Jenkins, Khetphet Phagnasay, and Michael Learned as Dahmer’s grandmother.

Season 1 of the current has 10 episodes.

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