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Ken Gutzeit: Tulane Student Stabbed to Death in 1976!

Mar 9, 2022 @ 14:41 EST
Ken Gutzeit: Tulane Student Stabbed to Death in 1976!

One of the episodes of Netflix's Worst Roommate Ever depicts the story of Jamison Bachman who used his law degree to trick and scam his roommates and house owners. However, he is believed to be influenced by an incident that he witnessed while he was a student at Tulane University. Ken Gutzeit, also a student from Tulane University, was stabbed to death with a jackknife in front of his friends by a man named Randell Vidrine in 1976. Know everything about how and why the murder took place. Some online queries revolve around Tulane decapitation.

Worst Roommate Ever, a new Netflix true-crime series, explores a number of disturbing stories of living situations gone wrong. It is a true-crime documentary series produced by Blumhouse Television and is based on an Intelligencer article of the same name.

The series tells four genuine stories about frightening roommates, ranging from con artists to killers. This section concerns the horrific murder at Tulane University.

Roommate Wanted, the two-part finale of Worst Roommate Ever, returns to the topic of the original article: Jamison Bachman. Bachman was a serial squatter who terrorized plenty of roommates over the course of several decades.

He immersed himself into people's lives using his legal degree and pleasant attitude, gradually winning their trust, only to reveal his darker side subsequently.

However, it is believed that Jamison was highly influenced by an incident in Tulane University where he was having dinner with one of his friends and was later murdered in front of more than two dozen students.

Previously, we touched on Sonia Acevedo, Callie Quinn, Alex Miller, and Jed Creek.

Worst Roommate Ever: Everything You Need To Know About The Tulane Student Who Was Stabbed to Death

Jamison Bachman's traumatic experience witnessing the murder of his close buddy, Ken Gutzeit, during his time at Tulane University was detailed in the final two episodes of the Netflix crime series Worst Roommate Ever.

In 1976, a murder took place at the Sigma Chi fraternity house in New Orleans. Ken Gutzeit, a high school friend of Bachman's, was eating dinner at the fraternity home with him. Randell Vidrine, 25, bumped into the house and stabbed Gutzeit multiple times.

Vidrine worked as a library assistant at Tulane University and had addressed Ken Gutzeit months before about consuming food in the library. Vidrine requested that he leave, but Gutzeit refused, causing Vidrine to contact campus police to have him removed.

Randell Vidrine was passing by the Sigma Chi frat home on January 29, 1976, when he came across Ken Gutzeit. Ken is believed to have tried to encourage Vidrine into a fight, but Ken kept on walking.

Vidrine returned to his apartment with a jackknife and went towards the frat house, where he attacked Ken eventually cutting his throat.

Randell Vidrine cut the victim's neck and left the scene as fraternity members' tried to seal the wound but in vain. The Tulane pupil lost to his injuries and died on the scene, despite their best attempts.

Ken Gutzeit was stabbed on the side of his neck, and the knife smashed through his carotid artery, causing his death.

Details on Netflix's Worst Roommate Ever Netflix Episodes

Worst Roommate Ever is a horrifying Netflix series about violent con artists and cold-blooded killers who reveal some of the worst living experiences imaginable.

It carries five episodes with four strange yet horrifying stories about roommates who had to experience it. Let's have a quick look at its all episodes and its stories.

Episode 1 - Call me Grandma

Dorothy Puente maintains a boarding house for the less fortunate, but her apparent compassion hides much deeper motivations.

Episode 2 - Be Careful of the Quiet Ones

When Maribel Ramos, a college student, goes missing, detectives focus on her roommate K.C. Joy, who was the last person to see her alive.

Episode 3 - Marathon Man

Youssef Khater, a charismatic athlete, commits fraud in numerous nations, ending in violent attacks on multiple victims.

Episode 4 - Roommate Wanted (Part 1)

Jamison Bachman's former roommates explain how the dark, scary man manipulated his way into their houses and then refused to leave.

Episode 5 - Roommate Wanted (Part 2)

Bachman's former roommates detail the actions they took to try to expel him from their homes, as well as his brutal retribution and the saga's terrible end.

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