When female college students started turning up dead in Santa Cruz in 1972, local police had no leads and no reason to suspect their friend Ed might be behind the grisly killings.
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Video of Ed talking
Episode Source Material
- California Jails Youthful Killer
- Lompoc Record: Head Identified
- Santa Cruz Sentinel: Body Is Identified – SC Girl
- Santa Cruz Sentinel: Cabrillo Coed Died of Stabbing
- San Francisco Examiner: 2 Women Slain; Son Arrested
- Santa Cruz Sentinel: Law Mum On Link To Slaying Of Coeds
- Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph: Former Mental Patient Says He Killed Eight
- Berkeley Daily Gazette: Santa Cruz Slayer Claims He Killed Missing Berkeley Girl
- Oakland Tribune: Was Pretty Aiko Koo In A Hurry?
- I’ll Show You Where I Buried The Pieces of Their Bodies
- Slayer of 8 Gets Life in California
- Edmund Kemper Interview
- Edmund Kemper III, the hulking former construction worker serving…
- Mindhunter – John Douglas
- Edmund Kemper: The Coed Butcher
- Herb Mullin
- Yesterday’s Crimes: Big Ed Kemper the Coed Butcher
- Biography – Edmund Kemper
- Brother of serial killer Edmund Kemper – who killed and dismembered his victims, had sex with their corpses, and is depicted in Netflix hit Mindhunter – says family live in fear of his release from prison
- Edmund Kemper’s brother says family live in fear of his release from prison
- Murder capital of the world’: The terrifying years when multiple serial killers stalked Santa Cruz
- Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder – James Alan Fox, Jack Levin, Emma E. Fridel
- Ed Kemper Interviews | Chronological Order | From 1981 – 1991 | Video Footage
- Kemper On Kemper: Who were the 10 victims of Edmund Kemper and where is he now?