Jeffrey Dahmer’s Father, Lionel, Dead at 87


Jeffrey Dahmer’s Father, Lionel Dahmer, Dies at 87

Lionel Dahmer, the father of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, has passed away at the age of 87. His death was reported by The Sun, which broke the news on Tuesday. The exact circumstances of his death are currently unknown.

Lionel Dahmer’s relationship with his son was widely examined in a recent Netflix series titled “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.” The show depicted Lionel as a caring father who defended his son, even after learning about his horrific crimes.

Jeffrey Dahmer gained infamy for his heinous acts, which involved the murder, dismemberment, and cannibalization of 17 men between 1978 and 1991. Despite the shocking nature of his crimes, Lionel stood by his son and attempted to explain and justify his actions through numerous interviews.

In interviews and appearances, Lionel attributed Jeffrey’s crimes to his troubled upbringing and mental illness. He even appeared alongside his son for an MSNBC interview while Jeffrey was already behind bars. Lionel expressed his love for his son and vowed to support him despite the atrocities he had committed.

Sadly, Jeffrey Dahmer was murdered in prison in 1994, a fact that Lionel decried and resented. The strained relationship between father and son was portrayed in the Netflix series, with Lionel depicted as both caring and somewhat absent from his son’s life.

The limited series starred Evan Peters as Jeffrey Dahmer and Richard Jenkins as Lionel Dahmer. It delved into the complexities of their relationship and shed light on the struggles they faced.

Lionel Dahmer’s death marks the end of a chapter in the infamous Dahmer family saga. His passing serves as a reminder of the devastating impact that Jeffrey Dahmer’s actions had on their lives and the lives of the victims’ families.

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