This Dahmer-morabilia costs an limb and a leg.
With involvement in Jeffrey Dahmer skyrocketing thanks to the deed Netflix miniseries, an enterprising hawker is cashing successful connected the craze spurred by selling the serial killer’s alleged urn, on with Dahmer memorabilia.
“The Milwaukee Monster’s ash vase is the rarest existent transgression point I volition ever person connected this site,” Taylor James — who runs the Canada-based “true transgression Murderabilia” bazaar Cult Collectibles — told Jam Press.
His spine-tingling tract sells a smorgasbord of artifacts associated with notorious alleged murderers, including the Yorkshire Ripper and the acquitted O.J. Simpson.
However, Dahmer’s urn is by acold the astir expensive, moving prospective buyers an eye-popping $250,0000.
Accompanying photos amusement a metallic instrumentality and a container that allegedly housed the ashes of the notorious man-eater, who murdered 17 men and boys — and ate immoderate of their corpses — betwixt 1978 and 1991 earlier getting apprehended.
The listing says it lone entertains “serious inquiries” and volition not judge “trades oregon outgo plans.”
It’s yet unclear if this is Dahmer’s existent urn, the felon, who was killed successful jailhouse successful 1994, was so cremated successful 1995 and his ashes were divided and fixed to his parents. The murderer’s encephalon was not initially cremated arsenic his ma Joyce Flint argued to sphere it for technological research. However, a justice ordered it to beryllium cremated aboriginal that year, siding with his dada Lionel Dahmer.
However, the past determination of his remains chartless — contempt the information his dada is inactive alive. The Medina County, Ohio nonmigratory prefers staying retired of the nationalist eye, but wrote a book astir his life. Flint died successful 2000.
Don’t interest if you can’t spend the Milwaukee Cannibal’s alleged last resting place. Taylor hawks a museum’s worthy of different macabre Dahmer mementos, including the killer’s “Prison Bible,” which helium perchance work successful situation aft helium was baptized.
“This is simply a Bible talented to Jeffrey Dahmer portion successful situation from a religion congregation,” the statement claims. “The publication has his sanction embossed connected the cover, misspelled arsenic ‘Dalmer.’ Inside the beforehand screen are dedications from children from the church.”
The Bible, which costs a chill $10,000, volition “include a transcript of the inventory list, showing each items successful Jeff’s situation compartment astatine the clip of his death,” per the site.
Other collectibles up for merchantability see Dahmer’s constabulary deposition documents, a missive that was reportedly featured successful “Monster,” and a photo of the slayer successful 5th grade, which is selling for a shocking $3,500.
The listings are going viral amid the popularity of Ryan Murphy’s “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which smashed streaming records connected Netflix. The series, which stars Evan Peters successful the rubric role, became the platform’s ninth most-watched English-language amusement of each time, logging a whopping 496.1 cardinal viewing hours to date.
Meanwhile, astatine slightest 56 cardinal homes person watched each 10 episodes of the series, which follows the blood-spattered escapades of Dahmer arsenic told from the points of presumption of his victims.
While undoubtedly popular, “Dahmer” didn’t beryllium good with galore of the serial killer’s victims’ families, who felt similar watching the amusement made them relive past trauma.
One of the outraged relatives, Eric Perry, whose 19-year-old relative Errol Lindsey was brutally murdered by Dahmer successful July 1991, wrote connected Twitter: “I’m not telling anyone what to watch, I cognize existent transgression media is immense rn, but if you’re really funny astir the victims, my household (the Isbell’s) are pissed astir this show.”
He besides included an eerie side-by-side, juxtaposing a pic of his cousin, Rita Isbell, testifying astatine Dahmer’s proceedings with 1 of the series’ reenactments.
Isbell claimed that Netflix did not consult oregon wage her for the reenactment of her affectional courtroom outburst.
“When I saw immoderate of the show, it bothered me, particularly erstwhile I saw myself — erstwhile I saw my sanction travel crossed the surface and this woman saying verbatim precisely what I said,” Isbell reportedly said. “If I didn’t cognize immoderate better, I would’ve thought it was me. Her hairsbreadth was similar mine, she had connected the aforesaid clothes.”
She added, “That’s wherefore it felt similar reliving it each implicit again. It brought backmost each the emotions I was feeling backmost then.”