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Edmund Kemper III: The American Serial Killer Of The Co-Ed Killer

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Edmund Kemper III, also referred to as the Co-Ed Killer or the Co-Ed Butcher, is an American serial killer that has ten confirmed victims. His killing spree lasted from 1964 to 1973, killing three of his own family members, six high school and college students, and his last victim was his mother’s best friend. Edmund Kemper weighing in at six feet, nine inches, over 250 pounds was arrested in 1973. On December 18, 1948 in Burbank, California, Clarnell Elizabeth Kemper and Edmund Emil Kemper Jr. gave birth to Edmund Emil Kemper III. Not only was he the middle child, but also the only son to the Kempers. Edmunds parents divorced when he was young resulting in he and his mom moving to Montana. With his father gone, whom was his only protection from his mother, Kemper grew up in an abusive household. His mother was an alcoholic and was abusive to her son. At the age of ten…show more content…
His first two victims were two Fresno State students, Mary Ann Pesce and Anita Luchessa, both of them murdered. After killing them, he chopped off the heads and hands. Then performed sexual acts with the bodies and heads at his apartment when his friend was gone before discarding the bodies. Later that year, he did the same thing to 15 year-old Aiko Koo. The following year he picked up and murdered Cindy Schall. Taking her to his mother’s house and doing the same things he did with his other victims. After having numerous sexual acts with Schall’s head, he buried it in his mother’s flower bed next to her bed room window. In 1973, he went to the school campus where his mother works at and offered to give a ride to Rosalind Thorpe and Alice Liu, not knowing that was going to be their lasted ride they accepted his offer. The acts he did to them were just as horrifying as the acts he did with his other victims. Some of Alice’s body parts were found by hitcher hikers off of highway 1 but Rosalind body has yet to be
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