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Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994) was an American serial killer and sex offender, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, who committed the rape, murder and dismemberment of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, with many of his later murders also involving necrophilia and cannibalism. Court psychologists and prison psychiatrists diagnosed him with borderline personality disorder. Dahmer was convicted of 15 of these murders on February 15, 1992 and sentenced to 15 terms of life imprisonment.

On November 28, 1994, Dahmer was beaten to death by a fellow inmate at the Columbia Correctional Institution, where he had been incarcerated.

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Alexander Pichushkin was a unique breed of serial killer. His primary victims were homeless men living in Bitsa Park in southern Moscow. A total of 49 people died in the hands of Alexander Pichushkin as he was trying to catch up with Andrei Chikatilo – Russia’s most notorious serial killer who was convicted of killing 52 people. In a bid to outdo Andrei Chikatilo, Alexander Pichushkin asked the court to add 11 victims to the count of people he killed, bringing his total death toll to 60.
His preferred method of killing was by smashing the head of the victim with a hammer from the back. He said doing it this way prevented the victim’s blood from spraying all over his face. Alexander Pichushkin was sentenced to a lifetime in prison with the first 15 years served in solitary confinement.

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Alexander Pichushkin was a unique breed of serial killer. His primary victims were homeless men living in Bitsa Park in southern Moscow. A total of 49 people died in the hands of Alexander Pichushkin as he was trying to catch up with Andrei Chikatilo – Russia’s most notorious serial killer who was convicted of killing 52 people. In a bid to outdo Andrei Chikatilo, Alexander Pichushkin asked the court to add 11 victims to the count of people he killed, bringing his total death toll to 60.

His preferred method of killing was by smashing the head of the victim with a hammer from the back. He said doing it this way prevented the victim’s blood from spraying all over his face. Alexander Pichushkin was sentenced to a lifetime in prison with the first 15 years served in solitary confinement.

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Roderrick Justin Ferrell (born March 28, 1980) was a member of a loose-knit gang of teenagers from Murray, Kentucky, known as the “Vampire Clan”. In 1998, Ferrell pled guilty to the double slaying of a couple from Eustis, Florida, becoming the youngest person in the United States on Death Row. Originally sentenced to death, Ferrell’s penalty has since been reduced to life without parole. Ferrell told people that he was a 500-year-old vampire named Vesago.

On November 25, 1996 (the week of Thanksgiving), Naomi Ruth Queen and Richard Wendorf were found by their daughter Jennifer Wendorf, beaten to death in their Eustis home. While 49-year-old Richard Wendorf was asleep on his couch and Ruth was in the shower, Ferrell and accomplice Howard Scott Anderson had entered the home through the unlocked garage, picking up the murder weapon. Before Richard had even awakened, Ferrell beat him multiple times with a crowbar, fracturing both his skull and ribs, almost instantly knocking him out, and killing him shortly thereafter. When Ruth had found Ferrell and Anderson in the home moments later, Ferrell bludgeoned her to death, bashing her head with the crowbar. He claimed in his confession, however, that in his original plan, he was going to allow Naomi Ruth to live, but she first attacked him by lunging at him and throwing a very hot cup of coffee on him, which angered him and made him change his mind and kill her also. Richard was found bearing burn marks in the shape of a V. It was said that the V was Rod’s symbol, which he accompanied with a dot for each person he considered to be in his vampire cult.

The victims were the parents of Heather Wendorf, a long-time friend of Rod’s whom he was helping run away from a home that she described as “hell.” Heather and the other girls that were with Ferrell and Anderson were not at the Wendorf home when the murders took place, Charity and her friend Dana had driven Heather to her boyfriend’s apartment so Heather could say good-bye before leaving for New Orleans, leaving Roderrick and Scott outside the Wendorf home.

After four days of driving through four states, the group was found in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is believed that Ferrell liked a video arcade in New Orleans, and they were headed there. One of the girls, Charity Keesee, placed a call to her mother in South Dakota. The group needed money, and Charity thought her mother could help them. However, Keesee’s mother informed the police about her whereabouts and helped police trick Ferrell, Wendorf, and the rest of the teens into going to a local Howard Johnson’s hotel, where they were arrested by waiting law enforcement. The four were held at a Baton Rouge jail for a week before being extradited back to Florida, where they were initially booked at the Lake County Jail. They were later moved to a juvenile facility in Ocala.

On February 12, 1998, then-seventeen-year-old Ferrell pled guilty to the murders, claiming that the others traveling with him were innocent except Scott Anderson, who was simply an accessory. Ferrell pled guilty to two counts of felony murder and was sentenced to death (later reduced to a life sentence). Charity Keesee was convicted of two counts of third degree murder, robbery with a gun or deadly weapon and burglary armed with weapon or explosives. She was sentenced to 10.5 years in state prison. Dana Cooper was convicted of those charges as well, but was given a 17.5 year prison sentence. Anderson was convicted of the same charges as Ferrell and was sentenced to life in prison.

For two years, Ferrell held the record as the youngest inmate on death row until September 1999, when the Florida Supreme Court reduced his sentence to life in prison. Because Florida had long abolished parole, the sentence is without it.

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Jeffrey Dahmer quotes

"Ideas keep turning over and over in my mind and they won’t go away."
― Jeffrey Dahmer

"Looking back on my life, I know I have made others suffer as much as I have suffered."
― Jeffrey Dahmer

"I keep having strange thoughts I wish I could get rid of."
― Jeffrey Dahmer

"I made my fantasy life more powerful than my real one."
― Jeffrey Dahmer

"It’s hard for me to believe that a human being could have done what I’ve done, but I know that I did it"
― Jeffrey Dahmer

I didn’t want to keep killing people and have nothing left except the skull… This is going to sound bad, but… should I say it?… I took the drill while he was asleep…
― Jeffrey Dahmer

"I felt so hopelessly evil and perverted."
― Jeffrey Dahmer