Ed Gein: Why Murders Kill People

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Murders come in all shapes and sizes. They commit their crimes for different reasons and play them out in different ways. Some are very precise in their act, while others are careless. Some murderers, like Ed Gein are so horrible that their problem comes from mental instability and do unbelievably horrible things like using human beings to create different outfits and furniture. Ed Gein has to be one of the most sick people in the world. Ed Gein was born on August 27, 1906 to a George and Augusta Gein. Augusta had hoped for a girl since her first-born was a boy but it did not work out that way. She was at first bitter, but Augusta was not the kind to give in to despair so she took the newborn in her arms and made a sacred vow. George was an alcoholic and abusive, his mom Augusta pretty much was raising the kids…show more content…
He was said to be too unfit to stand trial because of his mental state. He told police he dug up the women and killed the owner because he was in a haze. In 1968 Ed’s doctor determined he was insane enough to stand trial on November 14 1968 he went on trial for the murders. The trial lasted a week and he was found guilty of first degree murder by reason of insanity and spent the rest of his life in a mental hospital where he died of respiratory failure, cardiovascular disease. As awful as Ed Gein was, some look at him at as a hero. He has been used as inspiration for movies like Norman Bates in Psycho, Leather face in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs. They glorify a person that killed people. Ed Gein was one of the most awful murders of our time. He was mentally unstable due to his upbringing and abusive father. His love for his mother made him the way he is. He killed older women for pleasure and to use their skin for things like masks, furniture and belts. Of all the murderers out there, he has to be the worst. The world is a better place without
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