Netflix releases trailer for Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes

After the debut of the scripted series. Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story Starring Evan Peters as the notorious serial killer, Netflix has unveiled the official trailer for a new documentary series about Jeffrey Dahmer. I call Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapesthe series has a similar premise to the previous Netflix conversations with a killer documents that focused on Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy. This time, viewers will get the full story of Dahmer’s crimes told by the same cannibalistic killer in three 60-minute episodes. You can get a sneak peek by watching the trailer below.

Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes is directed by Joe Berlinger and produced by RadicalMedia. The series is executive produced by Joe Berlinger, Catharine Park, Jon Doran, Jen Isaacson, Jon Kamen, Rusty Lemorande, Josh Modell, Jamie Fleischel, Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor.


The three-part documentary features never-before-heard audio interviews between Dahmer and his defense team to delve “into his twisted psyche as he answers these open questions about police responsibility through a modern lens,” according to Netflix. It also includes recent interviews with investigative journalists, prosecutors, psychologists, and relatives and friends of the victims. The goal of the series is to shed “new light on the intersection of race, class, sexuality, and surveillance that gave rise to one of the 20th century’s most notorious killers.”

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Jeffrey Dahmer tells his story

An official synopsis of Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes read:

When Milwaukee police entered the apartment of 31-year-old Jeffrey Dahmer in July 1991, they discovered a serial killer’s grisly personal museum: a freezer filled with human heads, skulls, bones and other remains in various states of decomposition. and display. . Dahmer quickly confessed to sixteen murders in Wisconsin over the previous four years, plus one more in Ohio in 1978, as well as unimaginable acts of necrophilia and cannibalism. The discovery shocked the nation and shocked the local community, who were outraged that such a vicious killer had been allowed to operate within their city for so long. Why was Dahmer, who had been convicted of sexual assault of a minor in 1988, able to avoid police suspicion and detection as he stalked Milwaukee’s gay scene for victims, many of whom were people of color?

Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes will start airing on October 7, 2022. For more on the killer, you can also stream the new scripted series on Netflix called Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.

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