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Episode 16: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 3

In the following day of testimony, Dr. Berlin is attacked by prosecutor Michael McCann, and criticized on a number of counts, including the amount of time he spent with Jeffrey Dahmer. McCann tries to argue that Dahmer did not suffer from primary necrophilia because it was clear that he preferred live sexual partners to dead […]

Episode 15: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 2

The difficult task of defending Dahmer was laid chiefly in the lap of expert Dr. Fred Berlin, founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorders Clinic from 1980 to 1992, and then founder and director of the National Institute for the Study, Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Trauma in Baltimore. In the first day […]

Episode 14: Jeffrey Dahmer Trial Part 1

The trial of Jeffrey Dahmer, 31, began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on January 30, 1992. After his arrest on July 23, 1991, Dahmer had been questioned by police about the evidence found at his apartment. Over the following two weeks, Dahmer spent over 60 hours confessing his crimes, waiving his right to a lawyer, adding he […]

Episode 9: BTK Court Confession

Dennis Rader, better known as the BTK (bind, torture, kill) serial killer, stalked and murdered ten people in Kansas, wrote taunting letters to the police and newspapers, and collected items from each murder scene. He was married with children, a member of Christ Lutheran Church, a cub scout leader, and had been elected president of […]