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July 30, 1991 | From Associated Press
Jeffrey L. Dahmer has confessed to killing three more men, bringing to 15 the number of slayings he has admitted, police said Monday. Investigators said they have determined that three of the killings occurred at Dahmer's grandmother's home in West Allis, a Milwaukee suburb. Police believe that Dahmer, in whose apartment 11 mutilated bodies were found last week, is responsible for at least 17 killings, including that of a hitchhiker in Ohio 13 years ago.
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June 28, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Milwaukee business leaders said they have closed the book on Jeffrey L. Dahmer by destroying his instruments of death. The business group, appalled at the idea of a public auction, raised $407,225 to buy and immediately destroy the items, including saws, blades, handcuffs, a 57-gallon drum and the refrigerator in which victims' body parts were stored. Dahmer confessed to killing, dismembering and sometimes cannibalizing 17 young men and boys before his 1991 arrest.
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NEWS
May 29, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer's belongings are headed for the incinerator, not the auction block, parties involved in the case said. Thomas Jacobson, a lawyer who represents eight of the 11 families of Dahmer's victims seeking money from the killer's estate, said the families decided to accept an offer from a Milwaukee civic group that has pledged $407,225 to buy Dahmer's belongings rather than allowing them to be auctioned. The settlement needs court approval.
NEWS
May 29, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer's belongings are headed for the incinerator, not the auction block, parties involved in the case said. Thomas Jacobson, a lawyer who represents eight of the 11 families of Dahmer's victims seeking money from the killer's estate, said the families decided to accept an offer from a Milwaukee civic group that has pledged $407,225 to buy Dahmer's belongings rather than allowing them to be auctioned. The settlement needs court approval.
NEWS
August 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Approximately 300 people marched outside City Hall in Milwaukee to show support for the police department amid allegations that officers may have been able to stop Jeffrey L. Dahmer's alleged killing spree two months earlier. The rally was organized by officers and their families to counter a series of demonstrations by outraged residents. Demonstrators said the police should not be blamed for Dahmer's alleged actions.
NEWS
June 28, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Milwaukee business leaders said they have closed the book on Jeffrey L. Dahmer by destroying his instruments of death. The business group, appalled at the idea of a public auction, raised $407,225 to buy and immediately destroy the items, including saws, blades, handcuffs, a 57-gallon drum and the refrigerator in which victims' body parts were stored. Dahmer confessed to killing, dismembering and sometimes cannibalizing 17 young men and boys before his 1991 arrest.
NEWS
September 4, 1991 | Associated Press
Jeffrey L. Dahmer, who has admitted killing and dismembering 17 men and boys, was transferred Tuesday from Milwaukee County Jail to a prison when his probation in a molestation case was revoked. Dahmer must serve the rest of a 5-year sentence for child molestation at the Columbia County prison in Portage, 40 miles north of Madison, said Michael Sullivan, deputy secretary of the state Department of Corrections.
NEWS
March 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer was placed under 24-hour surveillance for trying to conceal a razor blade in his cell, prison officials said. Dahmer also was moved to a different cell and lost his television and canteen shopping privileges at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wis. The blade was found in waste paper after a guard noticed it missing. Dahmer reportedly told the guard he didn't know what happened to the blade, then said it had been flushed down a toilet.
NEWS
January 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Confessed mass slayer Jeffrey L. Dahmer attempted lobotomies on some of his victims while they were drugged, a forensic psychiatrist told the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison. Dr. Frederick Fosdal, hired by prosecutors, said Dahmer drilled holes in victims' heads to deaden a portion of their brains and poured fluids into the holes. "He had hoped to control and keep them around longer by making them zombie-like," Fosdal said.
NEWS
July 31, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Investigators found more than 50 pieces of bone near mass-murder suspect Jeffrey L. Dahmer's boyhood home in Bath, Ohio, as they searched for the remains of a man who may have been his first victim. As many as 70% of the bones found were human, and some appeared to be skull fragments, officials said. In Milwaukee, police said Dahmer has now confessed to a total of 17 slayings.
NEWS
May 7, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Milwaukee civic group offered at least $400,000 to buy and destroy Jeffrey Dahmer's belongings. But Thomas Jacobson, a lawyer representing families of 11 of Dahmer's victims, said that if the civic group doesn't come up with $1 million he will proceed with the auction. The group of business people formed last week to try to prevent an auction and "close the book" on one of the country's worst murder cases.
NEWS
December 13, 1995 | From Associated Press
A judge on Tuesday ordered the cremation of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's brain, which had been preserved at the request of Dahmer's mother in hopes of having it studied. Columbia County Circuit Judge Daniel George made his ruling during an hourlong hearing to decide what to do with the brain. The killer's mother, Joyce Flint of Fresno, hoped to determine whether biological factors were behind her son's behavior.
NEWS
November 29, 1994 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeffrey L. Dahmer, who confessed to killing 17 men and boys in a cannibalistic, homoerotic murder spree that horrified the world, was beaten to death Monday in a prison bathroom. Dahmer suffered massive head injuries--possibly inflicted with a broom handle--while he was on cleanup duty in the gymnasium at the Columbia Correctional Institute in Portage, Wis. He died at nearby Divine Savior Hospital, prison officials said. Christopher J.
NEWS
November 28, 1992 | From Associated Press
Two police officers fired for returning a drugged, naked Laotian boy to serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer lost a bid Friday to get their jobs back. "The extent of their disregard for basic police procedure constitutes gross negligence," said M. Nicol Padway, chairman of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission. "Their conduct cannot and will not be excused as an error in judgment."
ENTERTAINMENT
September 13, 1992
"The Jeffrey Dahmer Murders" will not be coming to a theater near you--at least not anytime soon. The judge who presided over the notorious case of the Wisconsin candymaker-turned-cannibal had planned to write a book and authorize a screenplay based upon his accounts. But the mother of one of Dahmer's 17 victims is trying to stop the publication and survivors of other victims have filed suits seeking to prevent Dahmer from profiting by selling the rights to his story.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 1992 | Andy Marx
The case of killer Jeffrey Dahmer was almost made for the movies, but one project currently being pitched to Hollywood has a surprising perspective: It's the story as seen by the judge who presided at Dahmer's trial. The movie rights to "The Jeffrey Dahmer Case," a book now being written by Judge Laurence C. Gram Jr.
NEWS
March 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Serial killer Jeffrey L. Dahmer was placed under 24-hour surveillance for trying to conceal a razor blade in his cell, prison officials said. Dahmer also was moved to a different cell and lost his television and canteen shopping privileges at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wis. The blade was found in waste paper after a guard noticed it missing. Dahmer reportedly told the guard he didn't know what happened to the blade, then said it had been flushed down a toilet.
NEWS
March 7, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The parents of one of Jeffrey L. Dahmer's victims can proceed with their lawsuit against the city and three police officers, but similar suits were dismissed by a judge. The suit that U.S. District Judge Terence Evans let stand was filed in Milwaukee by Sounghone and Somdy Sinthasomphone, the parents of 14-year-old Konerak Sinthasomphone, who was killed by Dahmer after the three officers led the naked boy back to Dahmer's apartment May 27. They said they believed he was Dahmer's lover.
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