Monthly Archives: April 2016

From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

Just in case the potential for a divided convention, brokered candidate, mass demonstrations, and massive media hype didn’t make the Republican National Convention crazy enough, now there is the prospect of renting a home where a serial killer was active to add even more spice to the situation. That’s because Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home is now for rent for the month of the convention, which will be held in Cleveland.

The price tag for the house just increased from $8,000 to $10,000 for the month of July. Bath, Ohio is 26 miles south of Cleveland. The unusual listing, which had been up since February, stated the house was a “mid-century modern home with a true park-like setting. Smoking and animals okay. This is Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home. Close to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Montrose shopping. Easy access to I-77 highway.” After media attention, the Dahmer reference was edited and the price

Read more at: http://citytelegraph.com/from-jeffrey-dahmer-to-oj-simpson-renewed-interest-in-murder-houses/

From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder …

Just in case the potential for a divided convention, brokered candidate, mass demonstrations, and massive media hype didn’t make the Republican National Convention crazy enough, now there is the prospect of renting a home where a serial killer was active to add even more spice to the situation. That’s because Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home is now for rent for the month of the convention, which will be held in Cleveland.

The price tag for the house just increased from $8,000 to $10,000 for the month of July. Bath, Ohio is 26 miles south of Cleveland. The unusual listing, which had been up since February, stated the house was a “mid-century modern home with a true park-like setting. Smoking and animals okay. This is Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home. Close to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Montrose shopping. Easy access to I-77 highway.” After media attention, the Dahmer reference was edited and the price

Read more at: http://citytelegraph.com/from-jeffrey-dahmer-to-oj-simpson-renewed-interest-in-murder-houses/

America’s first serial killer?

Since 1989, Skip Hollandsworth has been writing for Texas Monthly, covering everything from sports stars and socialites to politics and travel. But his specialty has been modern-day true crime, including robbery, cattle-rustling, murder by preachers and funeral directors, even the lives of the notorious Bandidos. Now an executive editor for the magazine, Hollandsworth always has been fascinated by cases in which a seemingly normal person transgresses to the point of breaking the law – often with lethal consequences.

Read more at: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/article/America-s-first-serial-killer-7223338.php