While our past few episodes have been focused on more recent cases, the one we are going to be sharing with you today takes us back nearly 70 years. But despite how long ago these events took place, the legacy of Ed Gein’s crimes lives on in popular culture today. While his name may not be as immediately recognizable to you, pieces of Ed’s story can be seen in famous movies, TV shows, music, you name it. The interest in Ed’s crimes comes from their unique and gruesome nature. Many have attempted to dissect Ed’s upbringing and psyche to better understand what led him down this dark and disturbing path.
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