Jeffrey Dahmer, the infamous serial killer, didn't get to have his last meal like other prisoners before their execution because he wasn't executed by the officials. Fellow prisoner, Christopher Scarver, beat him to death with a metal rod on 28 November 1994 in prison. According to the Netflix series, Scarver attacked him because he was sick of what Jeffrey had committed as well as his lack of guilt.
Dahmer– Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, a Netflix original series created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, aims to provide a more progressive perspective on Milwaukee serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and boys over the period of a decade and a half.
The series considers how internal law enforcement failures ultimately enabled Dahmer's killing rampage; a large number of the 10-hour-long episodes are also devoted to giving voice and face to the victims often overlooked by similar fictionalized serial killer shows and movies, yet it also accomplishes, whether on purpose or not, in humanizing Dahmer to some extent by showing him's occasional moments of guilt or self-doubt or feelings of senselessness about the murders and himself.
Although Jeffrey Dahmer appeared to have found peace in religion, many of the other prisoners reasonably had suspicions about him. In an attempt to punish Jeffrey Dahmer for his sins, a fellow inmate, Christopher Scarver, beat him to death with a metal bar on a November morning in 1994. As a result, many people were fascinated by his final moments and wondered if he had his last meal.
Previously, we touched on Jeffrey Dahmer's polaroids by True Crime Magazine.
Jeffrey Dahmer Didn’t Get a Chance to Have His Last Meal Because His Prison Inmate, Christopher Scarver, Beat Him to Death Before His Death Sentence Was Even Announced: Netflix Update!
Jeffrey Dahmer was unable to have his last meal, like many other prisoners have before their official death sentence, because his prison inmate Christopher Scarver beat him to death with a metal rod on 28 November morning in 1994, before his execution period. Both guys were imprisoned at Wisconsin's Columbia Correctional Facility.
Wisconsin was the first state to abolish the capital sentence in 1853, hence Dahmer avoided the death penalty despite his horrific crimes (though he wished for his death). More on this later, Scarver arrived in the jail about the same time as Dahmer in 1992, serving a 25-year term for an armed robbery-turned-murder.
The safety of the serial killer was a big concern for jail officials. According to the New York Times at the time, Jeffrey Dahmer had spent his first year in prison in guarded isolation. Authorities assumed that executing one of the state's most known murders would win a convict an honored place in the prison world.
Later, authorities determined that he could be safely integrated into the population of 622 convicts. An attempt on Dahmer's life was undertaken in July 1992. An inmate attempted but failed, to cut Dahmer's throat with a homemade plastic knife. No one was injured, and jail officials felt it was an isolated incident.
Dahmer was known for upsetting his fellow prisoners. According to Scarver, the serial killer would tease other inmates with prison food shaped like broken limbs, dripping on packets of ketchup to resemble blood. Scarver told the New York Post in 2015,
He would put them in places where people would be. He crossed the line with some people—prisoners, prison staff. Some people who are in prison are repentant—but he was not one of them.
Scarver ignored Dahmer because of his behavior, but he always carried a news article outlining the cannibal's misdeeds in his pocket. Scarver snapped when he suspected Dahmer had pushed him in the shoulder. He grabbed a weight-lifting metal bar from the weight room and confronted Dahmer about his crimes. Later, Scarver told,
I asked him if he did those things ’cause I was fiercely disgusted. He was shocked. Yes, he was, He started looking for the door pretty quick. I blocked him. He ended up dead. I put his head down.
Jeffrey Dahmer admitted to seducing, murdering, and dismembering 17 men and boys. After his arrest, Dahmer was subjected to approximately 60 hours of police interrogation, and the serial killer rejected his right to have an attorney present during the interrogations. In an interview with Inside Edition in 1993, Dahmer explained why he did what he did saying,
I had these obsessive desires and thoughts wanting to control [my victims], to, I don’t know how to put it, possess them permanently, Right, not because I was angry with them, not because I hated them but because I wanted to keep them with me. And as my obsession grew, I was saving body parts such as skulls and skeletons.
Hence, Jeffrey never got any chance to have his preferred last meal. Technically, he might have eaten regular prison food as his last meal. However, we know that you didn't come here for this answer.
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