Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho - Part 3, Chapters 19 through 26 Summary & Analysis

Harold Schechter
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In chapter nineteen, La Crosse Police Department Lieutenant Vern Weber questions Ed about his possible involvement in the disappearance of Evelyn Hartley. Ed tells Weber that he has exhumed graves to satisfy his own scientific curiosity. Based partly on Ed's statements and partly on the fact that Ed's shoe size doesn't match a pair of shoes found at the time of Evelyn's abduction, Weber eliminates Ed as a suspect. Weber also offers a person opinion, saying that Ed is "sincere," "very meek" and "in need of help." Others involved with the case refuse to allow Gein any leeway, seeking nothing less than a confession.

In chapter twenty, the press is allowed into the Gein house for the first time and William Belter, a former member of the state assembly, is hired as Ed's attorney. There are continuing debates about the number...

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