Throughout history, there are probably many cases of cannibalism. Here are 3 of the most infamous cannibals known to the world. Hopefully information here can be of use to you, and also suggest that you watch out against possible human cannibals around you. Read on to find out about these real life horror stories.
The Grey Man
Albert Fish was a real life monster in every sense of the word. He was delusional, sadistic and worst of all he experienced pleasure from his repulsive acts. He was an admitted serial killer and cannibal; moreover, he was also a rampant pedophile and a deviant. On May 28, 1928, Fish kidnapped Grace Budd, a 10 year old girl from Manhattan. He then murdered and consumed her remains in a house in Westchester. Five years later, Fish sent the innocent girl’s family a letter which graphically detailed his crime and the pleasure he got from it. The letter was then traced back to him and later lead to his arrest and conviction. Justice was served on January 16, 1936 when Fish was electrocuted in Sing Sing Correctional Facility in upstate New York.
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer
The Milwaukee Cannibal
Jeffrey Dahmer was an American serial killer, cannibal and necrophiliac from West Allis, Wisconsin. Dahmer is an extremely disturbed person, he would invite young men to his apartment where he would murder and mutilate them after sedation with alcohol or drugs. After getting rid of his victims he would then experiment or consume their remains. On July 22, 1991, Dahmer lured another would-be victim, Tracy Edwards, into his home. Fortunately, Edwards was lucky enough to escape and wave for help to a patrolling police car. The police were lead back to Dahmer’s apartment and he was arrested. During his trial, Dahmer pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity but was later found sane. He was charged and convicted on 15 counts of murder and was given 15 life sentences. On November 28, 1994, Dahmer and another inmate, Jesse Anderson, got beaten by a fellow inmate at the Colombia Correctional Institution in Milwaukee. Dahmer died due to severe head trauma while on his way to the hospital in an ambulance.
The Butcher of Rostov
Andrei Chikatilo was a serial killer and rapist from Ukrainia. While in police custody, Chikatilo confessed murdering and mutilating over 50 people. He befriended, killed, and consumed his victims. He admitted that his motives were solely for sexual pleasure. The story of Chikatilo’s life and crimes are the stuff that nightmares are made of. This madman only stopped his killing spree when he was finally apprehended and identified after one of the biggest operations in Russian police history. On February 14, 1994, Chikatilo was executed in Novocherkassk prison and executed by a single gunshot behind the right ear.