Ed Gein was born in Wisconsin in 1906 to a fanatical Christian mother and an alcoholic father. Both were abusive in their own ways, but Ed still always kept a special place in his heart for his mother…even after she died. Ed turned from a seemingly kind young man to a killer so gruesome that he alone inspired cinematic monsters for decades.
Sources for this episode include:
- Murderous Minds: Ed Gein (Episode of Documentary Series)