Alleged mass murderer (serial killer) Ed Gein sitting w. unident.
in back of police car after being
he supposedly murdered 11 people, eviscerating them and hiding body
parts in his house.
(Photo by Frank Scherschel//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Ed Gein was arrested at
his desolate farmhouse home outside Plainfield, Wisconsin
November 17, 1957. The local sheriff, Arthur Schley and his
deputies had paid
him a visit because his truck was seen
outside the hardware store of missing person.
November 19, 1957: Law enforcement officials escorting Gein
to the state crime
Ed and Sheriff Art Schely
An older Ed Gein (center) being interviewed by the press
when he was retried for this crimes.
The verdict, as in the
first trail, was Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.
Gein at his trial.