Netflix’s new limited-run program, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is a shocking story of Jeffrey Dahmer the one of America’s most famous serial killers. The show is fictionalized version of Jeffrey’s crimes it’s based upon the actual, brutal murders he carried for over 10 years without being caught.
In the years 1978-91 Jeffrey Dahmer was a target for and killed gay men, including some as young as 14 as per Biography. Dahmer often kept grisly relics of his murders.
Jeffrey’s bizarre and infamous crimes kept the entire country in its grip which is why it’s normal to be curious about the names of his victims. This is everything you need to learn regarding Jeffrey Dahmer and the victims he took.
Who were the victims Jeffrey Dahmer murdered?
Jeffrey was believed to have killed 17 people between the years 1978 and 1991, according to Biography. Jeffrey was a prey on males. Mostly Black, Asian, or Latino men, according to Encyclopedia Britannica.
What was the method by which he killed them?
Jeffrey was meticulous in his pursuit of his victims. Later, he then killed the victims. Jeffrey often picked his victims in gay clubs. Apart from this, the shopping malls and the bus stops. According to the Biography, Then he enticed them back home by offering them money. Alternatively, indulging them in sexual activity.
Jeffrey would then feed those he was able to harm with alcohol that he mixed with drugs, and then kill the victims. After the death of the victims, Jeffrey would have sex with them and then dismember their bodies. Sometimes, he would keep the body parts of their skulls or genitals to keep as mementos, Biography reported. Jeffrey would dispose of their bones in a drum containing 57-gallon of water bought to dispose of evidence, the New York Times reported.
Jeffrey also took pictures of his victims as he was executing them as reported by The Sun.
One victim, 19-year-old Errol Lindsey. Thus, died following Jeffrey cut a hole in his head and then poured hydrochloric acid in the hole, The Sun says.
The First Victim Of Jeffrey:
Jeffrey murdered his very first target right after his graduation from high school at the age of 18 in Ohio around 1978. He killed the victim with an iron barbell.
He claimed to the police that they had picked him up from the hitchhiker’s name Steven Hicks. Took him to the bar for a pint and then had sexual relations with him, The New York Times reported.
“When Mr. Hicks wanted to leave, Mr. Dahmer smashed the back of his head with a barbell and then strangled him. He dragged the body into a crawlspace under the house, cut it into pieces and stored it in garbage bags,” the report stated.
There would be many more victims in the wake of Hicks’s death.
Who were the other victims?
Here’s a list of the other suspects. Jeffrey confessed to murdering. Hence, as reported by Deseret News:
- Ricky Beeks, 33
- Joseph Bradehoft, 25
- Jamie Doxtator, 14
- Richard Guerrero, 25
- Anthony Hughes, 31
- Oliver Lacy, 23
- Errol Lindsey 19
- Ernest Miller, 22
- Anthony Sears, 26
- Konerak Sinthasomphone 14, 14
- Edward W. Smith, 28
- Curtis Straughter, 18
- David C. Thomas, 23
- Matt Turner, 20
- Jeremy Weinberger, 23
Jeffrey was ultimately sentenced to 15 lifetime sentences. Thus, following the murder of the men in 1992. He then was executed in the same year by a fellow prisoner inside the Columbia Correctional Institute gymnasium, in which Jeffrey was serving his sentence, as per the History.