An Ohio Serial Killer May Have An Unusual Connection To A Netflix Series And The Zodiac Killer
Cleveland and its surrounding area abound with history, much of which has been made in the recent past. While many of our historic events are great and groundbreaking, others are truly terrifying – including the story of this convicted murderer who grew up in Akron and committed his earliest known murders right here in Ohio. Though we may never know the extent of his criminal activity, true crime fanatics speculate that his possible ties to other prominent murder cases – including some that have been featured in documentary series and TV shows – might just make him one of the most infamous serial killers in American history.
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As Edwards passed away without confessing to or being charged with other murders, we likely won’t ever know if he played a role in other infamous cases. What we do know, however, is that Ed Edwards’ story has remained in the spotlight long after his death, earning mentions in documentaries, crime podcasts, books, and blogs from all around the world.
Communities just outside of Greater Cleveland certainly have their own stories to tell. What are your thoughts on Ed Edwards… could he be tied to more murders than he admitted?
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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