You can now buy 'Jeffrey Dahmer's Urn' for a whopping $250,000

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By stefan armitage

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Following the release of Netflix's new miniseries Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, public interest in the infamous serial killer has continued to grow.

The 10-part series tells the story of Dahmer, who became known as one of the United States' most notorious killers after murdering 17 men and boys between the years of 1978 and 1991. His killings often saw him target Black, Asian, and Latinx men, with some of his victims being just 14 years old.

Even more gruesome is the fact that Dahmer would drug and sexually assault his victims, before going as far as to eat their flesh and organs. He also preserved some of their body parts and kept them in his home.

With a whole new generation of people having their eyes opened to the disturbing crimes of Dahmer, intrigue in the killer is at an all-time high. In fact, it has gone so far that some people are actually profiting from it.

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Earlier this week, it was revealed that a collector in Canada is now willing to sell Jeffrey Dahmer's recognizable glasses for an eye-watering sum of $150,000. But that's nothing compared to the latest listing.

Cult Collectibles, which describes itself as "Canada's largest cult and true crime murderabilia site", is now selling what it claims to be Jeffrey Dahmer’s Urn for a whopping $250,000.

The listing specifically states: "Serious inquiries ONLY. Please contact [email protected] for more details," and emphasizes "No trades or payment plans".

Elsewhere on the site, Cult Collectibles is also selling a "kindergarten art project by Jeffrey Dahmer" for $5,000, handwritten notes allegedly penned by his father Lionel Dahmer, and even what the site claims is "a Bible gifted to Jeffrey Dahmer while in prison from a church congregation" for $10,000.

Per the New York Post, it is unclear whether or not the listing is, in fact, of Darhmer's actual urn - but the outlet reports that the killer was cremated in 1995 (as detailed in the show's final episode).

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His ashes were then divided between his parents, with his brain - which his mother attempted to preserve for scientific research - also being cremated later that year following a legal battle that was won by Dahmer's father.

From this - and from looking at the images on the Cult Collectibles website - it would appear that the buyer would only be receiving the urn that once contained Dahmer's ashes and no actual remains.

In response to the listing, people on social media have questioned why anybody would want to purchase such items - as people continue to stress that Jeffrey Dahmer is not somebody who should be "romanticized" or turned into a celebrity.

One Twitter user asked: "Why would anyone want such a 'thing'?"

"Yeah let's make serial killers into celebrities. What could go wrong," added another, as one Twitter user simply wrote: "STOP IT".

Featured image credit: ARCHIVIO GBB / Alamy

You can now buy 'Jeffrey Dahmer's Urn' for a whopping $250,000

vt-author-image

By stefan armitage

Article saved!Article saved!

Following the release of Netflix's new miniseries Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, public interest in the infamous serial killer has continued to grow.

The 10-part series tells the story of Dahmer, who became known as one of the United States' most notorious killers after murdering 17 men and boys between the years of 1978 and 1991. His killings often saw him target Black, Asian, and Latinx men, with some of his victims being just 14 years old.

Even more gruesome is the fact that Dahmer would drug and sexually assault his victims, before going as far as to eat their flesh and organs. He also preserved some of their body parts and kept them in his home.

With a whole new generation of people having their eyes opened to the disturbing crimes of Dahmer, intrigue in the killer is at an all-time high. In fact, it has gone so far that some people are actually profiting from it.

size-full wp-image-1263170163
Credit: PA Images / Alamy

Earlier this week, it was revealed that a collector in Canada is now willing to sell Jeffrey Dahmer's recognizable glasses for an eye-watering sum of $150,000. But that's nothing compared to the latest listing.

Cult Collectibles, which describes itself as "Canada's largest cult and true crime murderabilia site", is now selling what it claims to be Jeffrey Dahmer’s Urn for a whopping $250,000.

The listing specifically states: "Serious inquiries ONLY. Please contact [email protected] for more details," and emphasizes "No trades or payment plans".

Elsewhere on the site, Cult Collectibles is also selling a "kindergarten art project by Jeffrey Dahmer" for $5,000, handwritten notes allegedly penned by his father Lionel Dahmer, and even what the site claims is "a Bible gifted to Jeffrey Dahmer while in prison from a church congregation" for $10,000.

Per the New York Post, it is unclear whether or not the listing is, in fact, of Darhmer's actual urn - but the outlet reports that the killer was cremated in 1995 (as detailed in the show's final episode).

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Credit: REUTERS / Alamy

His ashes were then divided between his parents, with his brain - which his mother attempted to preserve for scientific research - also being cremated later that year following a legal battle that was won by Dahmer's father.

From this - and from looking at the images on the Cult Collectibles website - it would appear that the buyer would only be receiving the urn that once contained Dahmer's ashes and no actual remains.

In response to the listing, people on social media have questioned why anybody would want to purchase such items - as people continue to stress that Jeffrey Dahmer is not somebody who should be "romanticized" or turned into a celebrity.

One Twitter user asked: "Why would anyone want such a 'thing'?"

"Yeah let's make serial killers into celebrities. What could go wrong," added another, as one Twitter user simply wrote: "STOP IT".

Featured image credit: ARCHIVIO GBB / Alamy