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Edward Gein The Plainfield Butcher Grandfather of Gore The Plainfield Ghoul The Ghoul of Plainfield Theodore
What is a Serial killer? Kills multiple people with common traits Pre-meditated murders with no motive Dark past Socially or mentally abused, No friends, made fun of, family issues, ect. Anti-social fetish “signature” or calling card
Ed guins past Dad was a drunk, working as a tanner and carpenter Mother was a religious fanatic who constantly threatened Ed about the sins of premarital sex Ed’s father died, and 4 years later his brother died in a fire Gus left Ed to do his work alone. He created bowels out of skull caps, hung mobils of various body parts and crafted lampshades out of human skin. On special occasions he would dance outside in the moonlight wearing a "nipple belt" and a "mammary vest”, believing he had become another sex! Ed’s mother died of a stroke Ed was left alone and confused about his own sexuality. He attempted a sex change Himself Multiple times and considered operation but couldn’t afford it. He nailed his mother’s door shut Ed visited three local cemetrays, digging up dead bodies and Removing bits and pieces from them. Ed’s neighbor, Gus, joined Ed in his grave robbings, but accepted Ed’s reasoning that he wasConducting “experiments”
The killings December 8, 1954: victim #1 November 16, 1957: Victim #2 Ed’s last victum was attacked in a local store. Ed strangled the victum and drug The body around the back of the store where he had parked his truck. The victum’s Son stopped by the store later that afternoon to find the doors unlocked and a trailOr blood leading around the back. Police rushed to Ed’s farm to find the headless Body of the victum, hanging in the shed. They also found hey found his strange human "furniture" and a refrigerator full of human organs. Ed was immediately arrested January 16, 1958: he was judged insane and sent to Central State Hospital at Waupun, WI
Psycho (1960), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Motel Hell (1980), Deranged (1974), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Maniac (1980), Three on a Meathook (1972), In the Light of the Moon (2000) [aka "Ed Gein"], Ed and His Dead Mother (1993), House of 1000 Corpses (2003). Films based on Ed..
* Human skulls mounted upon the corner posts of his bed * Skin fashioned into a lampshade and used to upholster chair seats * Human skullcaps, apparently in use as soup bowls * A human heart (it is disputed where the heart was found; deputy reports all claimed that the heart was in a saucepan on the stove, while some crime scene photographers claimed it was in a paper bag) * Skin from the face of Mary Hogan, a local tavern owner, found in a paper bag * A window shade pull consisting of human lips * A vest crafted from the skin of a woman's torso; * A belt made from several human nipples * Socks made from human flesh * A sheath made from human skin * A box of preserved vulvas that Gein admitted to wearing. * An array of "shrunken heads" Evidence found:
Psycho (1960), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Motel Hell (1980), Deranged (1974), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Maniac (1980), Three on a Meathook (1972), In the Light of the Moon (2000) [aka "Ed Gein"], Ed and His Dead Mother (1993), House of 1000 Corpses (2003).