The bachelor was just leaving a neighbor’s house after being invited to dinner when police approached him, and he soon implicated himself by insisting he had nothing to do with Bernice Worden’s death – even though no one had informed him the woman was dead.
That gave them reason enough to search Gein’s dilapidated, filthy farmhouse – which they found overrun with roaches and rodents and stinking of everything from damp and filth to human waste.
His main, but secret, other interest was in macabre literature ‘like “Tales from the Crypt” and for stories of headhunters, cannibals and Nazi atrocities,’ Keller writes.‘His mother, of course, would have been horrified at her son consuming such “evil works” but Eddie was able to keep that knowledge from her.
Had Augusta discovered his taste in reading material and forbade him from it, his life might well have taken a different trajectory.’Sadly, however, that was not to be.
Bernice Worden disappeared from her general store, where Ed had recently been hanging around, pestering her to go out with him.
Her son, who discovered the store unattended and located blood, noticed that the final receipt had been for a purchase by Gein.
No one thought to finger Ed when Mary Hogan disappeared on December 8, 1954 – leaving behind no trace but blood at the scene of her business.She moved the family to an even more rural area when Ed was about seven years old, relocating to an isolated farm in the town of Plainfield in Waushara County, Wisconsin.Ed, who had a trademark ‘peculiar lop-sided grin,’ looked up to his brother and worshiped his mother, according to crime writer Robert Keller in his new book Unhinged: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Butcher of Plainfield – but had few friends.Ships range the spaceways as far out as Saturn, mostly to scavenge for ice rocks near that planet, but closer in, they facilitate trade, commerce and transportation among the inner planets.The current state of affairs is tense, as the residents of the asteroid belt ("Belters") feel they are not getting their fair share from the resources mined out of the asteroids and beyond, while Mars, already nearly 100% independent, wants to seize control of the asteroids for its own ends.
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