Netflix has a new TV series premiering this week about the life and crimes of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. What makes the show, which is titled Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Storyso disturbing isn’t just Dahmer’s horrific crimes (although they are indeed horrific), it’s that he was able to continue committing these disgusting acts for so long without anyone stopping them – despite multiple opportunities.
As the new trailer for the series suggests, the cops had several run-ins with Dahmer (played in the series by Evan Peters) over the years, but he continued to evade punishment for his crimes for some reason. another one. The trailer also features Niecy Nash’s Glenda Cleveland as the show’s other pivotal character. She’s a neighbor of Dahmer who suspects he’s up to something, but can’t convince the police to take her warnings seriously. This leads to some really disturbing sequences, where she knows horrible things are happening, but she’s powerless to stop them. Watch the trailer below:
Here is the official synopsis for the series:
Between 1978 and 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer horribly killed seventeen innocent victims. DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is a series that exposes these unconscionable crimes, centering on underserved victims and their communities impacted by the systemic racism and institutional failures of policing that allowed one of the serial killers to America’s most notorious to continue his murderous spree. for all to see for over a decade.
Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story premieres on Netflix tomorrow, September 21.