Profile #4 - Ed Gein: Dubbed the "Butcher of Plainfield" (Wisconsin), Ed Gein was grave-robber, murderer, necrophile and (possible) serial killer, who exhumed the corpses of freshly deceased women to fashion himself a "woman suit" and re-animate his beloved dead mother.
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Michael J Buchanan-Dunne is a writer, podcaster, crime historian and tour-guide who runs Murder Mile Walks, a guided tour of Soho’s most notorious murder cases, hailed as “one of the top ten quirky & unusual things to do in London” and featuring 12 murderers, including 3 serial killers, across 15 locations, totalling 75 deaths, over just a one mile walk.
A well put together article. Straight to the point without dilluting the information with unnecessary rambling.
Seeing as Wisconsin did not have a death penalty even back in 1957 (Wisconsin having only executed one person -- John McCaffary -- back in 1851 before formally abolishing the death penalty in 1853), Gein would never have received a death sentence even if he had been found legally sane.
Really helpful would recomend to anyone looking to study ed
Great article, really helpful. But in the section called "Favourite food" there's a word mistake: "running eater" instead of "running water". By the way, great article. I wanted you to write about Ted Bundy the same way you wrote about Ed. Thanks.
Interesting article. I've been into true crime for years and the story of Ed Gein fascinates me. Such a sad, tragic childhood of a misunderstood youth. If someone would have been there for him, or at least cared enough to get to know him maybe his life could have gotten better. I hope he's resting in peace. 🙏
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