The serial killer, Edmund Kemper a.k.a “The Co-ed Killer” was born on December 18, 1948. Kemper did not have a good relationship with his mom, who was an alcoholic and abusive towards her children. At ten years old she made him live in the basement because she thought he would hurt his sisters. As a child, Kemper had horrible fantasies such as killing his mother and stated that in order to kiss a teacher he had a crush on, he would have to kill her. Kemper would make his sisters play a game where they would tie him to a chair in a “gas chamber” and he would squirm in pain until he “died”.
Edmund Emil Kemper III: Serial Killer Edmund Emil Kemper III was raised by a verbally abusive mother and her succession of abusive husbands. He was 6'9'' and therefore there was really no where that he could hide once the police caught on to his murderous activities. At a young age Edmund tortured and killed animals and had fantasies that combined sex and violence (crime library, 2000). Edmund's younger sister said that "he would stage his own execution in the form of a childhood 'game' in which he had her lead him to a chair, blindfold him, and pull and imaginary lever, after which he would writhe about as if dying in a gas chamber" (Leyton: 1995, 43). By the time that Edmund was finally apprehended by the police he had killed ten people by strangulation , stabbing an shooting.
The last murder was Gloria Jean Davy. He raped her on the bed, as Amurao hid beneath a bed across the room, covering her mouth to keep herself from breathing too loudly. Speck grabbed Davy from the bed and continued his assault on a couch downstairs, where he stabbed her (Fornek). Now alone in the large bedroom, Amurao agitatedly crept across the floor to hide under another bed, one with a blanket draped over the side. About 45 minutes after he h... ... middle of paper ... ... Richard Speck's sister: “She said they were afraid people would desecrate the grave if they had him buried out there.” Krieger also stated that the sister told her kids, “‘You can never tell people Richard Speck was your uncle.’” He was cremated, and his ashes were scattered in a location known only to Krieger, his chief deputy, a pastoral worker and Joliet Herald News columnist John Whiteside, who has since died.
Outrageous of his acts, his mother sends him away to live with his paternal grandparents in North Fork, California (1). Edmund killed his grandmother at age 15, because he “wanted to know how it would feel like”, then killed his grandfather because he knew that his grandfather would be “angry at him” for killing grandmother. He started hitchhiking college women and kidnapped them, but let them go after wards (3). However, he started to stop letting his victims go and started to kill the kidnapped women. He killed six female college students, including two from UC Santa Cruz where his mother worked at, by picking them up from hitchhiking.
When Edmund parents’ divorce in 1957, Edmund moved in with his mother and two sisters in Montana. Edmund mother was an alcoholic, which made their relationship difficult. When Edmund was just ten years’ old, his mother made him move into the basement because she feared that he might do harm to his sisters. That’s when things started to emerge and Edmund started having dark fantasy, he would dream about killing his mother. When Edmund was thirteen years old he killed his cat with a knife.
He had a difficult relationship with his alcoholic mother, who abused him as a child and would lock him in the basement, scared he would hurt his sisters. Kemper found interest in taking lives of cats away. His mother could not handle him anymore, therefore she sent him off to his grandparents. Kemper’s first murder was when he was only 15, he murdered his grandmother and then grandfather minutes later. He was then sent to
As help arrived from the neighbors in the community of closely built homes, and as the police were in route to help, the body of Andrews’s wife Abby Borden was found dead in the guest bedroom of the same Massachusetts home killed with what was found out to be the same ax that took her husband. This case began the day prior to the murders on August 3rd when both Abby and Andrew were suspicious of being poisoned. This was evident by the violent vomiting that they both experienced during the night of august 2nd. Abby had gone across the street to the family doctor to inquire about the sickness. The neighbor Dr. Bowen whom came over to the home of Andrew latter in the day suggested that neither Abby, nor Andrew were being poisoned but rather the issue was not serious.
Kemper answered, deadpan, "If I kiss her, I would have to kill her first." A second family cat fell victim to his urges; this one hacked with a machete, pieces of the carcass hidden in his closet until his mother accidentally discovered them. Kemper's mother first packed him off to live with her estranged husband, and then - after running away - the boy was delivered to his paternal grandparents, residing on a remote California ranch. There, in August 1963, fourteen-year-old Kemper shot his grandmother with a .22-caliber rifle, afterward stabbing her body repeatedly with a kitchen knife. When his grandfather came home, Kemper shot the old man as well, leaving him dead in the yard.
Manson visited the house asking for Melcher, but was turned away as Melcher had moved. On August 9, 1969 Manson and his “family” returned to the house and killed Tate, her unborn child and four guest that were visiting Tate at the time. Her husband was on vacation at this time. This murder was one of the most world wide known murders out of all of Mansons murders.
When they were finished they wrote “POLITICAL PIGGY” on a wall to make it look like the Black Panthers had committed the murder. The next victim was Cielo Drive. Once again several members of “The Family” went to her house and killed her. They killed five other people. One of the members wanted to cut a baby from the stomach of a pregnant woman they had killed and take it to Charles.