Jeffrey Dahmer is way more popular on Netflix than on eBay, which bans killer costume items from the site after a customer saw one of his murder outfits and filed a complaint, a company spokeswoman told FoxNews.com.
A “dunce cap” and a “dunce hat” were among the costumes — which included a white jumpsuit, a baseball hat headband, a necktie and striped shorts — that were listed online, but no one bought them.
The $5,200 cap and the $2,500 jumpsuit were both ordered by Jeffrey Dahmer.
Dahmer, who murdered more than 30 people between 1978 and 1991, has long been regarded as a man apart. While he’s been portrayed by filmmakers as a madman who terrorized the Minneapolis suburb of Hennepin County, a man he committed his crimes with, and his victims are buried in a cemetery near his old home, Dahmer’s case was a far more complex, and nuanced case, with lots of victims, motives and the details of his upbringing.
In the months leading up to Dahmer’s arrest, he did not have a real job, he was living on welfare, he had numerous other girlfriends and he was dating a 16-year-old girl, according to a trove of court records unsealed in an ongoing case on Friday.
After his arrest, Dahmer went into a period of self-imposed isolation that lasted about five months before he was arrested and put in jail for life.
He would be locked down several times in his four years behind bars, including times where he was put in solitary confinement, FoxNews.com has learned.
He would be sent from jail back to jail because he couldn’t afford a lawyer, a judge ruled after one of his hearings in 2004.
During the same time, a police expert testified that surveillance video and the testimony of a witness would have shown that Dahmer “could have been planning to kill more than he originally admitted committing.”
The expert said that during police questioning, Dahmer told him he had done it with “the purpose of putting out the image of me to destroy me.”
The FBI had recorded Dahmer’s confessions.
However, after his