Edward Theodore Gein was born on August 27, 1906 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Edward grew up with an alcoholic father, and under his mothers heavy influence of puritanical preaching's, and Ed was very obsessed with his mom. he lived in a house with his brother that was essentially ruled by his mothers preaching's and putanical beliefs.
What he did to his victims
Ed was notoriously known for grave robbing recently buried women's graves, and cutting off certain body parts to make various object or "trophies", but he also killed living women. he was arrested for shooting Worden, and admitted to killing another woman. He wasn't too good at turning into a murderer, because he got caught very fast. The police also discovered throughout the investigations that he had practiced with necrophilia, and human taxidermy.