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Serial killer's Ohio home is potentially haunted and for sale

The potentially haunted house where Dahmer killed his first victim is for sale
The potentially haunted house where Dahmer killed his first victim is for sale
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Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood home is for sale. The potentially haunted Ohio home where Dahmer killed his first victim is selling for $295,000, WebPro News reported today.

Jeffrey Dahmer was a serial killer and sex offender that was convicted of raping and murdering seventeen men and boys between the years of 1978 and 1991. Dahmer was also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal because he dismembered and ate his victims' body parts.

Dahmer grew up in Bath, Ohio, a wealthy neighborhood just outside of Akron. The home is where Dahmer committed his first murder during the summer of 1978. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Revere High School and had been living alone in the house due to his parents' recent divorce.

One night, Dahmer picked up hitchhiker Steven Hicks and lured him to his house so they could get drink alcohol together. When the man wanted to leave, Dahmer struck him with a dumbbell and then strangled him to death with it. Dahmer then removed the victim's clothes and masturbated on the body. The next day, Dahmer dismembered the body and hid the remains in a crawl space inside the house. Dahmer eventually buried the remains in his backyard.

Dahmer eventually moved to Wisconsin in 1982. He went on to kill and dismember sixteen more people before authorities caught up to him in 1991. He was later killed in prison by an inmate Christopher Scarver in 1994.

Dahmer's childhood ranch-style home is now for sale. The three-bedroom house was built in 1952 and surrounded by trees. The realtor says that the home isn't available for tours and it's a great home if people can see past its dark history.

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