This article seeks to reveal the reason why one of the American serial killers, Ed Kemper, turn himself in and other basic details about him. Kindly read a bit further to discover more.

Who is Ed Kemper?

Edmund Emil Kemper III, born on December 18, 1948, is an American serial killer who murdered six (6) college students before later murdering his mother and his best friend from May 1972 to April 1973, following his parole for murdering his paternal grandparents.

Kemper was nicknamed the Co-ed Killer, as most of his victims were female college students hitchhiking in the Vicinity of Sabts Cruz County, California.

Most of Kemper’s murders included necrophilia, with occasional incidents of rape.

Why did Ed Kemper turn himself in?
Ed Kemper— Source: Instagram

After knowing Ed Kemper, now let’s check out the reason why he turned himself in. Kindly read a bit further to discover more.

Why did Ed Kemper turn himself in?

During an interview when the American serial killer, Ed Kemper, was asked why he turned himself in, the Co-ed Killer said “The original purpose was gone…It wasn’t serving any physical or real or emotional purpose. It was just a pure waste of time… Emotionally, I couldn’t handle it much longer.”

Let’s now check out some of the basic details about Ed Kemper. Kindly read a bit further to discover more.

Ed Kemper age

Being born on December 18, 1948, Burbank, California, United States, Ed Kemper, is 74 years old as of 2022.

Ed Kemper height

Ed Kemper, the American serial killer, is 2.06 metres tall in height.

Ed Kemper weight

The weight of Ed Kemper, the American serial killer, is not yet known.

Ed Kemper education

Ed Kemper, the American serial killer, went to Cabrillo College.

Ed Kemper parents

On December 18, 1948, Burbank, California, United States, Ed Kemper, was born to Edmund Emil Kemper II and Clarnell Stage.

Kemper II the father of the serial killer, was enlisted in the Army on June 21, 1939. Where he served in World War II during his enlistment.

After the war, he tested atomic bombs in the Pacific Proving Grounds before he later moved to California, where he found work as an electrician.

Edmund Emil Kemper II and Clarnell Stage married on November 26, 1942, Great Falls, Montana.

Kemper II was born on April 27, 1919, Los Angeles, California, United States, to Edmund Emil Kemper Sr. and died on January 19, 1985, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States. Unfortunately, much is not known about Ed Kemper’s mother, Clarnell Stage.

Ed Kemper siblings

Ed Kemper, the American serial killer, has two sisters, Allyn Lee Kemper and Susan Hughey Kemper.

Ed Kemper grandparents

Edmund Emil Kemper Sr was the grandfather of the American serial killer, Ed Kemper.

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