Jeffrey Dahmer: 10 things you didn’t know about the serial killer | FAME

most disowned in the history of the United States. He added a total of 17 victims and was accused of cannibalism, necrophilia, homicide and other lurid crimes. Now, from the perspective of his victims, his crimes have been told in a series that is trending on Netflix, with Evan Peters in the character of the criminal.

The protagonist of this grim case caught the world’s attention not only for his brutal coldness for murderbut also for certain details of his life. Here we tell you .

Jeffrey Dahmer during his trial in the United States (Photo: AFP)
Jeffrey Dahmer during his trial in the United States (Photo: AFP)


10. A normal boy

People who knew JEffrey Dahmer At school they classified him as a normal boy, somewhat shy and reservedbut had moments of jokes and fun. No sexual or physical abuse was reported in her home. I wasn’t lousy at his grades either. He studied his subjects like any other student.

9. Premature drinker

What was later learned is that Dahmer drank a lot of alcohol in high school.. She hid liquor when he went to school and even attended drunk as a teenager. This hurt his school performance and even made him a little more marginalized. Although he kept his great moments of jester when playing pranks on others.

Evan Peters as Dahmer in the Netflix series (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)
Evan Peters as Dahmer in the Netflix series (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)

8. His father encouraged his obsession with bones

One of the key traits of his personality is that, since childhood, Dahmer became obsessed with animal bones.. This concern was communicated to his father, Lionel Dahrmerwho was a chemist. At age 10, he asked her about preserving bones with bleach. The father thought his son had a scientific streak, like him, and taught him some details that he later used with his victims.

7. A surgery

Another key to his early years is the surgery he had for a double hernia in childhood. Specialists have speculated that this operation would have isolated him more from his environment. Although others point out that The serial killer may have suffered from Asperger’s syndrome.but it was not detected at the time.

6. Obsessed with two movies

Dahmer was also obsessed with the movies “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” Y “The Exorcist III”, tapes he watched with his victims before murdering them. It has also been said that she went back to see one of these films before going out to look for someone to kill.

shot of the series "Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)
Shot from the series “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)

5. His first crime was after school

In 1978, three weeks after finishing school, Jeffrey Dahmer committed his first murder. His victim was an 18-year-old named Steven Mark Hicks, who asked him for a ride when he was going to a rock concert. She convinced him to drink something at his house and there she killed him after hitting him with a dumbbell.

4. He brought a skull to work

Dahmer came to work in a chocolate factory and, in your personal locker, kept the skull of one of his victims. The serial killer said that he had a compulsion to keep close a portion of the people he killed. To the point that he had no qualms about taking with him what could have given him away.

Dahmer's coldness in the Netflix series (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)
Dahmer’s coldness in the Netflix series (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)

3. One of his victims escaped but the police did nothing

One of the most outrageous moments in the Dahmer case was the assassination of Konerak Sinthasomphone, a 14-year-old from Laos, who screamed so loudly that neighbors called the police. Nevertheless, the agents believed the murderer that it was a fight already finished. The troops left calmly and Dhamer, shortly after, raped and murdered the minor. The police officers were dismissed when the criminal was arrested.

The recreation of the Dahmer trial in the TV show (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)
The recreation of the Dahmer trial in the TV show (Photo: Ryan Murphy Productions)

2. His father wrote a book

Lionel Dahrmer published the book “A Father’s Story” to tell and express his great failure in raising his son, who would later be known as “The Milwaukee Cannibal”. There was no defense to Jeffrey, just the words of a confused and hurt parent. His friends and schoolmates also published texts like “My Friend Dahmer”which was made into a movie.

1. He wanted an altar of bones

Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in 1991after the escape of his last victim, and confessed to the authorities that he had planned to do an altar with the bones of the people he murdered, a task that he estimated to culminate in six months. Dahmer’s story ended in 1994, when he was murdered by a cellmate.


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