Ed Kemper, whose full name is Edmund Emil Kemper III, is an American serial killer and necrophile who was active in the 1960s and 1970s. He was born on December 18, 1948, in California, America. Kemper’s criminal activities mainly occurred in California, and he is famous for brutally murdering ten people, including his grandparents, mother, and six young women.
Kemper’s criminal history began at an early age when he killed his paternal grandparents at the age of 15 in 1964. Subsequently, they diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic and committed him to a psychiatric facility. In 1969, at the age of 21, he got out of the institution.
Between 1964 and 1973, Edmund Kemper went on a killing spree, targeting young female college students in Santa Cruz and hitchhikers. His nickname is “The Co-ed Killer”. Besides being a notorious serial killer, he is also a necrophilia and he also engages in cannibalism
Kemper is guilty of eight counts of first-degree murder and was serving 8 life sentences. He is in the California Medical Facility State Prison, California.
He has been recording audiobooks for an initiative known as the Blind Project. Kemper has influenced many works of podcasts, film, and literature such as true crime stories. He and fellow serial killers Ted Bundy, Gary Heidnik, Jerry Brudos, Gary Ridgway, and Ed Gein are an inspiration for the character of Buffalo Bill in Thomas Harris’s 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs. Additionally, his character takes place in the hit Netflix series, Mindhunter, with the information gained from the FBI.
What are the Audiobooks Narrated by Ed Kemper?
Edmund Kemper narrated many books for Volunteers of Vacaville. Kemper shared his enthusiasm for the project with the Los Angeles Times. You can find the audiobooks on Amazon-Audible. Here are the top 5 audiobooks that Ed Kemper narrates:
1. Flowers in the Attic
V.C. Andrews has written the book and it is in the category of horror books.
2. Star Wars
George Lucas has written Star Wars and it is in the category of science-fiction as a bestseller.
3. Petals on the Wind
This is another book by V.C. Andrews and it is in the category of horror books.
4. The Rosary Murders
William Kienzle wrote The Rosary Murders and it is in the category of horror books.
5. Web between the Worlds
Another science-fiction book that is narrated by Ed Kemper is Web Between the Worlds.