Jeffrey Dahmer

Milwaukee Cannibal, Milwaukee Murderer

  Active for 14 years
(1978-1991) in United States

17

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

17

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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Jeffrey Dahmer (Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer) an American serial killer and sex offender known as the Milwaukee cannibal and the Milwaukee Murderer. Dahmer committed the rape murder and dismemberment of seventeen men and boys from 1978 to 1991. Dahmer would drug, rape strangle and murder his victims. Dahmer also ate some of his victims and kept some of their body parts in his freezer. Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1992 and later murdered in 1994 by a fellow inmate Christopher Scarver at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin.

Jeffrey Dahmer Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer (aka) Milwaukee Cannibal, Milwaukee Murderer, was active for 14 years between 1978-1991, known to have ( 17 confirmed / 17 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States

Jeffrey Dahmer was born on May 21st 1960 in Milwaukee. He was born 1st of 2 children and raised by both parents. Dahmer was raised as a oldest child and had one younger bother, David Dahmer. His father, Lionel Dahmer, a chemist in the city of Akron, Ohio. His mother, Joyce Annette Flint, a teletype machine instructor at Marquette University. His father abused alcohol and/or drugs. During his education he had academic, social or discipline problems including being teased or picked on.

Dahmer a homosexual male citizen of the United States of America, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Apostasy in Catholicism religion, organization or belief system. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Jeffrey Dahmer had an IQ of 75. Dahmer completed 13 years of school, received a attended college no degree. Dahmer gained part of his education while attending Ohio State University. Dahmer never married. He had no children. He had a medical condition: necrophilia.

Prior to his spree he had killed, commited crimes, and served time in jail. He was known to abuse alcohol.

In 1978 (Age 17/18) Jeffrey Dahmer started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to commit acts of cannibalism, commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep parts of the victims body after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. He positioned or posed at least one body after death. At the time of his crimes he was living with his grandmother, and later alone, where Dahmer was known to work as a serial killer, factory employee, soldier.

He was arrested on July 22nd 1991 (Age 31), convicted on May 1st 1992 (Age 31), sentenced to life imprisonment, fifteen life terms, a total of 957 years at Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage, Wisconsin, US. Dahmer was convicted on charges of murder, child sexual abuse, disorderly conduct, indecent exposure, Public intoxication and other possible charges during his lifetime.

Jeffrey Dahmer died on November 28th 1994 (Age 34), cause of death: homicide, murdered in prison by fellow inmate Christopher Scarver at Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin, US.

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Jeffrey Dahmer has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 months ago.

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Jeffrey Dahmer
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Updated: 2020-04-04 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Jeffrey Dahmer
Nickname: Milwaukee Cannibal, Milwaukee Murderer
Victims: 17 - 17
Years Active: 1978 - 1991
Ages Active: 17/18 - 30/31
Active Countries: United States
Convicted Of: murder, child sexual abuse, disorderly conduct, indecent exposure, Public intoxication
Life Span: 1960 - 1994
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: homosexual , homosexuality
Religious Affiliation: Apostasy in Catholicism
Medical Condition: necrophilia
Astrological Sign: Gemini
May 21 - Jun 21
Birth Month: May
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: his grandmother, and later alone
Occupation: serial killer, factory employee, soldier
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: May 21, 1960
Native Name: Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
Family Name: Dahmer
Given Name: Jeffrey
Birth Location: Milwaukee
Birth Order: 1st of 2
Siblings: one younger bother, David Dahmer
Raised By: both parents
Birth Category: oldest child
Mother: Joyce Annette Flint, a teletype machine instructor at Marquette University
Father: Lionel Dahmer, a chemist in the city of Akron, Ohio

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 75
Highest School: 13 years of school
Highest Degree: attended college no degree
Educated At: Ohio State University

Incarceration
Arrested: Jul 22, 1991 (Age 31)
Convicted: May 1, 1992 (Age 31)
Sentence: life imprisonment, fifteen life terms, a total of 957 years
Prison Location: Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage, Wisconsin, US
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 28, 1994 (Age 34)
Manner of Death: homicide
Cause of Death: murdered in prison by fellow inmate Christopher Scarver
Death Location: Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin, US
Killed In Prison: TRUE
Suicide: FALSE
25 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Jeffrey Dahmer

The 25 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
May 21 1960Jeffrey Dahmer was born in Milwaukee.  #19600521
Dec 18 1966
(Age 6)
sibling born #19661218
Location: Doylestown, Ohio, US

Jeffrey Dahmer's younger brother David Dahmer was born.

1978
(Age 17/18)
Jeffrey Dahmer started his serial killing spree. #1978
Jun 04 1978
(Age 18)
graduated high school #19780604
Location: Revere High School, Richfield, Ohio, US

Jeffrey Dahmer graduated from Revere High School in Richfield, Ohio.

Jul 24 1978
(Age 18)
parents divorce #19780724
Location: Bath Township, Ohio, US

Jeffrey Dahmer's parents, Lionel and Joyce, divorced. Joyce was awarded custody David. Lionel, Joyce and David vacated the family residence.

Dec 29 1978
(Age 18)
enlisted in US Army #19781229
Location: Ohio, US

Jeffrey Dahmer enlisted in the United States Army.

Jan 12 1979
(Age 18)
reports for duty in US Army #19790112
Location: Fort McClellan, Anniston, Alabama, US

Jeffrey Dahmer reports for duty at Fort McClellan in Anniston, AL, hoping to become a military policeman. He was reassigned to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX, as a medical specialist.

Jul 13 1979
(Age 19)
stationed in Germany #19790713
Location: Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Jeffrey Dahmer stationed in Baumholder, West Germany, to serve as a combat medic in the US Army.

May 21 1980
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
Feb 05 1981
(Age 20)
enrolled in an Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program #19810205
Location: Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Notations in Jeffrey Dahmer's Military File reflect that Dahmer enrolled in an Alcoholic Rehabilitation Program.

Mar 24 1981
(Age 20)
transferred from Germany to US #19810324
Location: Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Notations in Jeffrey Dahmer's Military File reflect he was transferred from Germany to Fort Jackson, South Carolina, US.

Mar 26 1981
(Age 20)
discharged from the US Army #19810326
Location: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, US

Jeffrey Dahmer's Military File reflects he received an Honorable Discharge from the Army at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

Oct 07 1981
(Age 21)
arrest, disorderly conduct #19811007
Location: Bath, Ohio, US

Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested at the Ramada Inn in Bath, Ohio. He was charged with disorderly conduct, having an open container, and resisting arrest.

Aug 08 1982
(Age 22)
arrest, disorderly conduct #19820808
Location: Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis, Wisconsin, US

Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Sep 08 1986
(Age 26)
arrest, lewd and lascivious behavior #19860908
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US

Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior. Dahmer was place on probation for one year and fined.

Sep 27 1988
(Age 28)
arrest, sexual exploration of a child #19880927
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US

Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on a charge of sexual exploration of a child involving enticement.

May 17 1989
(Age 28)
trail date, sexual exploration of a child #19890517
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US

Jeffrey Dahmer went to trail on a charge of sexual exploration of a child involving enticement.

May 24 1989
(Age 29)
sentenced date, sexual exploration of a child #19890524
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US

Jeffrey Dahmer was sentenced to three years custody on a charge of sexual exploration of a child involving enticement, the sentence was stayed and Dahmer was placed on five year probation.

May 21 1990
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1991
(Age 30/31)
Jeffrey Dahmer ended his serial killing spree. #1991
Jul 22 1991
(Age 31)
Jeffrey Dahmer arrested. #19910722
Mar 05 1992
(Age 31)
Sinthasomphone v. Milwaukee #19920305
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US

Estate of Sinthasomphone v. City of Milwaukee, 785 F. Supp. 1343 - Dist. Court, ED Wisconsin 1992

May 01 1992
(Age 31)
Jeffrey Dahmer was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment, fifteen life terms, a total of 957 years at Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage, Wisconsin, US.  #19920501
Nov 28 1994
(Age 34)
Jeffrey Dahmerdied.cause of death:homicide,murdered in prison by fellow inmate Christopher Scarverat Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin, US. #19941128
May 15 1995
(Age 34)
Scarver convicted for murdering Dahmer #19950515
Location: Columbia Correctional Institution, Portage, Wisconsin, US

Christopher Scarver was convicted of murdering Jeffrey Dahmer.

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Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991. Many of his later murders involved necrophilia, cannibalism, and the permanent preservation of body parts — typically all or part of the skeleton.

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External References
  1. Jeffrey Dahmer on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  2. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Jeffrey Dahmer on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  3. Valerie Casey, Liz Clagett, Jeffrey Dahmer on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  4. Estate of Sinthasomphone v. City of Milwaukee, 785 F. Supp. 1343 - Dist. Court, ED Wisconsin 1992 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  5. FBI - Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer on vault.fbi.gov, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  6. Q298364 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  7. Jeffrey Dahmer on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  8. Jeffrey Dahmer on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  9. Jeffrey Dahmer on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  10. JUDr. Miloslav Jedlička, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer on kriminalistika.eu, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
  11. Jeffrey Dahmer on www.serialkillers.cz, Retrieved on Apr 1, 2019.
  12. Jeffrey Dahmer on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
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  9. #62 of 72[ Page 5 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
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