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Jeffrey Dahmer's Childhood Home For Sale
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Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home For Sale

By on April 2, 2014

The childhood home of Wisconsin serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is for sale

The childhood home of Jeffrey Dahmer, where he killed and dismembered his first of 17 victims, is on the market. Police investigated the Akron, OH property after Dahmer’s 1991 arrest in Wisconsin, where they found the remains of a hitchhiker.

Now the updated mid century modern murder house at 4480 West Bath Rd in Akron, OH can be yours for $295,000.

Recent: Rent Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home for $8,000

In the summer of 1978 Dahmer’s parents were getting divorced. His father was staying at a local motel, and his mother moved with his younger brother to Chippewa Falls, WI. Then 18-year-old Jeffrey was living in the house by himself.

Just three weeks after his high school graduation, Dahmer picked up hitchhiker Steven Mark Hicks. They returned to the Dahmer home to drink beer. When Hicks decided he wanted to leave, Jeffrey bludgeoned him from behind with a ten pound dumbbell and then strangled him to death.

He dismembered the body in the crawl space the next day and buried the remains in the backyard. A few weeks later he dug them back up to remove the flesh, which he dissolved in acid and flushed down the toilet. He then crushed the bones with a sledgehammer.

From the real estate listing:

Nature views abound at this updated ranch. Wooded property with a pond and lovely flower gardens. Granite counters in kitchen. Lots of hardwood flooring. Spacious Family Room with built-ins and wood burning fireplace. Master bedroom complete with fireplace. Oversized windows in Living Room lets the natural light in while you enjoy the scenery.

See the listing here.

Police search the woods for Jeffrey Dahmer's first victim at his childhood home

Update: PETA wants to turn Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home into a vegan restaurant called “Eat for Life – Home Cooking.” Read the blog post right here. They’re joking, right? Right?

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  1. Molly Loretta

    April 13, 2014 at 11:30 pm

    I’d live here. Holy shit gorgeous! I am curious why that information wasn’t disclosed in the listing? Maybe the realtor has to tell people when she shows them the house.

  2. georgevreelandhill2010

    April 7, 2014 at 7:33 pm

    Not interested.
    I could never sleep there.

    George Vreeland Hill

  3. Jenny

    April 7, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    He only killed one person in this house and that was his very first kill in 1978. He also buried the remains in the woods behind his house.

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