Netflix is digging deeper into the crimes of one of America’s most notorious murderers - Jeffrey Dahmer - with two serial killer series.


Following hot on the heels of Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series Dahmer, which starred Evan Peters as the monster, a true crime documentary delving into Dahmer’s life and crimes has landed on the streamer.

Titled Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes, the series features interviews with Dahmer himself and defence lawyer Wendy Patrickus and examines his warped psyche after he was convicted of killing and dismembering 15 men and boys between 1978 and 1991.

Dahmer was born to Lionel and Joyce Dahmer and had a younger brother who is mentioned in both the drama and documentary, but didn't appear to be present during Dahmer's trial.

So, who is Jeffrey Dahmer's brother, David Dahmer? Here's everything you need to know.

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David Dahmer: Who is Jeffrey Dahmer's brother?

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David Dahmer is the younger brother of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

He is more than six years younger than Jeffrey and according to Distractify, the Dahmers let Jeffrey name his sibling.

Following Jeffrey's conviction, David essentially vanished. According to Esquire, he never visited his brother in prison or attended court hearings.

By the time Jeffrey was arrested in 1991, David had graduated from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He reportedly decided to "cut all ties' with his brother and is understood to now have a career, wife and at least two children.

During an interview on Larry King Live, Jeffrey and David's stepmother, Shari, shared very little information about her youngest stepson.

"He's very happy," Shari said.

That's believed to be the last time the Dahmer family talked about David publicly - and David, who now has a new name, has stayed silent.

Where is David Dahmer today?

There's no public record of David's new name, making it clear that he wants to live his life away from the public eye.

Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes arrives on Netflix on 7th October 2022. Sign up for Netflix from £6.99 a month. Netflix is also available on Sky Glass and Virgin Media Stream.

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