Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Jeffrey Dahmer is born

Jeff Dahmer was born in Milwaukee on May 21, 1960, to Lionel and Joyce Dahmer. He was a normal and happy, though somewhat sickly, child. At the age of four, he showed a strange fascination with the bones of small animals.

Dahmer home for sale, PETA suggests converting it to vegan restaurant

On its website PETA suggested that the Akron, Ohio, home of cannibal killer Jeffrey Dahmer, which is up for sale, could be re-purposed as a vegan restaurant. We salute anyone, especially anyone who shuns meat, who thinks they could eat a meal in that house, or even in the yard, after reading this.


A look at necrophiles and famous cases of sexual and non-sexual necrophilia.

VIDEO: Victim impact statements at the trial of Jeffrey Dahmer

At the 1992 trial of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, the family members of some of the 17 men and boys Dahmer murdered spoke about the suffering they’ve gone through following the brutal loss of their loved ones. Dahmer was beaten to death in prison two years after being sentenced to 15 life terms.

Your Daily Creepout: Jeffrey Dahmer’s refrigerator

Serial killer, necrophile, pedophile and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer said he kept the body parts of his victims because eating them gave him sexual gratification. Today we bring you a photo of the inside of his fridge.

Jeffrey Dahmer Yearbook Signatures Surface Online

Most notable about the signatures is the drastic change in handwriting between 1975 and 1977, likely owing to Dahmer’s having developed drinking and drug problems during those years.

LOOK: Jeffrey Dahmer Making ‘Duck Face’

If serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer lived long enough to see Myspace or Facebook, he might have been one of those people always making kissy face at the camera. At least in this candid high school photo, he pulls it off admirably

Summer Fun: The Jeffrey Dahmer Walking Tour

A group in Milwaukee is offering guided tours of the hunting grounds of one of America’s most notorious, revolting and compelling serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer, the Milwaukee Cannibal. Dahmer was convicted of the murders of 15 boys and men, whom raped, killed, dismembered and ate. When he was arrested, police found his apartment full of decomposing human remains.

VIDEO: The Trial of Jeffrey Dahmer

This documentary goes inside the 1992 trial of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who killed 17 men and boys. Dahmer’s usual modus operandi was to pick up victims at gay bars and take them home, where he would drug, rape, kill and dismember them. Dahmer was beaten to death in prison two years after being sentenced to 15 life terms.

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