of the most gruesome trials in history ends with Dahmer being jailed on this day
without any hope of parole.
sentence was passed he told the court:
never wanted freedom. Frankly, I wanted death for myself. I knew I was sick or
evil or both.
have told me about my sickness and now I have some peace. I know how much harm
I have caused. I feel so bad for what I did to those poor families."
preyed on young, gay, black men, which he drugged with sleeping pills and practiced
crude lobotomies on the brains of three of them. Body parts of his victims were
found around his flat.
attempted to claim he suffered from necrophilia, a compulsive desire to have sex