Most of his killing activities were happened between 1978 and 1991. He has conducted his murdering activities in a brutal manner. Most of his victims suffered rape and torture before they were being killed by Dahmer. One of the strange habits of Dahmer was that he was addict of cannibalism. Dahmer was beaten to death on November 28, 1994, by an inmate at the Columbia Correctional Institution. This paper analyses history and murder activities of Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Dahmer was born on May 21, 1960 in a fundamentalist family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At age eight, his family moved to Bath, Ohio, near Akron. He was always painfully shy and suffered from low self-esteem. As a child he was molested by a neighbor. First his father left the home. Then after a bitter divorce, his mother took his brother, and left Dahmer with his father (Burns)
Like in the case of many other criminals, nature and nurture played an important role in the making of Dahmer as a fierce serial killer. His early life was not good enough to make him a good citizen when he was grown up. The absence of mother’s love and care made him extremely frustrated and he has developed an antisocial attitude gradually. Added to the woes, he was molested by a neighbor during his childhood which created a revengeful attitude in him. He disliked everything and has not established any social tie up with others. People who watched the shish nature of Dahmer never felt anything bad about it. Even though Dahmer appeared as an innocent and silly guy to others, he was not so internally. He was gradually developing revenge towards the society which denied him normal living conditions.
Even at his young days he had a habit of killing animals and stabbing at the heads of the animals he killed. He was never afraid of seeing the blood or killing of animals. He was initially releasing his revengeful energy by killing animals. Nobody found anything unusual in it as many young children of