In 1994, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer finally got what was coming to him when fellow inmate Christopher Scarver beat him to death in a prison bathroom. And which of Dahmer’s many crimes finally pushed Scarver over the edge? Being too damn good at pranks.
Christopher Scarver — who fatally beat the serial killer and another inmate in 1994 — said he grew to despise Dahmer because he would fashion severed limbs out of prison food to taunt the other inmates.
He’d drizzle on packets of ketchup as blood.
It was very unnerving.
“He would put them in places where people would be,” Scarver, 45, recalled in a low, gravelly voice.
Of course, the jokes get a little dark when you consider the fact that Dahmer murdered, molested, and (in some cases) ate 17 human, non-prison-food men between 1978 and 1991. But then again—if you can’t laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at?
Apparently, Dahmer’s prison-mates and guards couldn’t handle his (actually pretty funny!) jokes. Scarver believes the guards, who were fully aware of how much he hated the serial jokester, intentionally left him alone with Dahmer.
At which point, unable to resist the opportunity, Dahmer pulled the ol’ “poke a dangerous criminal in the back and pretend it wasn’t you” routine. “I turned around, and [Dahmer] and [fellow inmate] Jesse [Anderson] were kind of laughing under their breath,” Scarver told the Post. “I looked right into their eyes, and I couldn’t tell which had done it.
Scarver then proceeded to beat Dahmer to death with a five-pound metal bar.
Oh how he suffered for his comedy
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