SERIAL KILLER: Ed Kemper

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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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The Case

Young Ed Kemper

A young Edmund ‘Ed’ Emil Kemper III
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Ed Kemper at 21

Ed Kemper – 21-years-old
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Ed Kemper

Ed Kemper
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Ed Kemper

Ed Kemper
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Ed Kemper in 2011

Ed Kemper in 2011
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Ed Kemper's grandma

Ed’s grandmother, Maude
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Ed Kemper's grandpa

Ed’s grandfather, Ed
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Ed Kemper's mother

Ed’s mother, Clarnell
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Mary Ann

Mary Ann
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Anita

Anita
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Aiko

Aiko
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Cindy

Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Schall
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Allison

Allison
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Rosalind

Rosalind
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Herb Mullin

Herb Mullin
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Herb Mullin

Herb Mullin
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Ed Kemper II

Ed’s father, Ed II.
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