Facebook Twitter

VICTIM’S MOM WINS SUIT AGAINST DAHMER ESTATE

SHARE VICTIM’S MOM WINS SUIT AGAINST DAHMER ESTATE

The mother of a victim of Jeffrey Dahmer has been awarded more than $10 million in a civil lawsuit against the serial killer.

Shirley Hughes, mother of Anthony Hughes, was awarded $10,153,300 by Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Robert Landry on Monday. It was the first of 10 civil claims filed by the families of Dahmer's victims.The award included $10 million in punitive damages, $100,000 for lost wages,$50,000 for wrongful death and $3,300 for burial expenses.

Dahmer is not known to have any money, but the lawsuits seek any money that might be made on movie and television rights to Dahmer's story.