Netflix is ​​releasing a new series about the serial killer

Mark J. Price

Jeffrey Dahmer – Akron, Ohio’s most infamous son – is the subject of Netflix’s new series “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”

The notorious serial killer, who grew up in Bath Township, Ohio, is the title character in Netflix’s ‘Dahmer,’ a 10-episode series that will explore the murders and dismemberments of 17 men and boys that occurred between 1978 and 1991 at the hands of Dahmer, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or the Milwaukee Monster.

Emmy-winning actor Evan Peters, 35, stars in the miniseries as Dahmer, and also stars Richard Jenkins and Penelope Ann Miller as parents Lionel and Joyce Dahmer. The cast also includes Niecy Nash as Glenda Cleveland, Michael Learned as Catherine Dahmer, Molly Ringwald as Shari Dahmer.

“Dahmer” is rated TV-MA for “substances, language, violence, nudity, gore, sexual violence and smoking,” according to the Netflix show page.

Here’s what we know about the new Netflix series.

What is Netflix’s ‘The Dahmer Story’ about?

“Dahmer” exposes the horrific and unconscionable crimes the serial killer acted on from 1978 to 1991. According to Netflix, the series is “focused on underserved victims and their communities impacted by systemic racism and institutional failures in policing. which allowed one of America’s most notorious serial killers to continue his murderous streak in plain sight for over a decade.”

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