Who Was Tony Hughes? How Did DAHMER – Monster Kill Him?

Netflix’s series offers a deep look into the lives and experiences of those suffering. One of these was unfortunately a man who was blind and partially sighted. Tony Hughes. American serial killer, the psychoinfamous American serial killer Jeffrey DahmerThe Milwaukee Monster and his murders. With the emergence of the Netflix series, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, the terrifying details of the crimes have been getting much fame. It sheds light on the helpless victims who were long forgotten by the rest of the world. 

Tony Hughes: Who are you?

It’s human psychology that we only look at one side of the story, regardless of how tragic the situation was. The Netflix series gives us a detailed look at the lives of the patients. One of them was Tony Hughes, who was deafened and mute. 

The world was unaware of the story of the innocent victim, which was screened in the sixth episode of the Ryan Murphy series titled, “Silenced”. Rodney Burford portrayed Hughes. It showed how Hughes interacted with Dahmer and ended up killing him. But what happened to Tony Hughes, and how did Jeffrey Dahmer endanger him? This is all you need to know.

Tony Hughes: All about 

Tony Hughes, better known as Anthony Tony Hughes, was born August 26, 1959. Hughes lost his hearing permanently as a result of unidentified medications he received as a child. He was also apparently deaf. 

Shirley Hughes, Tony’s mother, used to define her lovely son as an outgoing and jolly kid, who could easily make friends. 

Gallaudet University says Tony graduated from the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Hughes moved to Madison, Wisconsin after that to go to college. He was also following his passion for modeling with his extraordinary talent. 

How Did Tony Hughes And Dahmer Meet?

According to reports, Tony Hughes met his final killer in a gay bar. He used to write notes on a notepad to communicate with people. Hughes apparently followed the same pattern when he was first introduced to Dahmer. 

Hughes, who was supposed to be visiting family in Madison, went on that fateful day and danced at a Milwaukee gay bar on May 24, 1991. Evidently, Dahmer took Hughes to his home, drugged and dismembered him. He also kept his skull. 

This series reveals how Tony Hughes and Dahmer fell in love and were subsequently married. The show also featured Dahmer at photoshoots with his alleged lover. However, we don’t know how true this was and which parts were fake.

According to The Associated Press, Huyghe’s mother had reportedly told them about her son being admitted for a new post two weeks before his death. There is a chance that he was appointed to the post by Dahmer who was only evil. But he didn’t receive his first paycheck. 

It was unfortunate that she didn’t have sufficient information on the alleged friend, Dahmer. She only knew Jeffrey’s first name. 

How did Hughes get killed by Dahmer?

Even in the series, the attributes of Tony Hughes’s bleak death were scarce. According to FBI records, Hughes was missing on May 31, 1991. In reality, however, he was last seen May 24, at the 219-club. 

Shortly after two months, his death was confirmed as the officials found his vertebrae, skull as well as other body parts along with the remains of a few other innocent victims at Dahmer’s apartment. 

Tony Hughes mother was notified about his death in early July, following his dental records, which were initially identified as Hughes’. 

His mother confronted The Associated Press in 1992. She said that when it happened, she thought she was going insane. Before that, I was praying to the Lord and asking him to reveal where my son was. It was all I wanted to know was he alive. It still hurts me when I think of the way he died.”

Dahmer allegedly confessed that he had committed 17 murders, Hughes being his 12th victim. In 1992, Dahmer was sentenced for 15 years. Dahmer killed 17 people, including his last victim. This was over a 13-year period that began in 1978. 

Christopher Scarver, an inmate in the prison, killed Dahmer in his second year. 

Who Were Other Victims Of Jeffrey Dahmer

Dahmer took more than a decade for the murder of innocent young men and boys. He cannibalized some body parts, including the genitals, of his prey to make souvenirs. 

All of his victims fell within the age bracket of 14-32. The majority of them were gay minorities, much like Tony Hughes.

About the Netflix Series

On September 21, 2022, Netflix cancelled the limited-length biographical crime drama, Monster:The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. It stars Evan Peters. It focuses mainly on the crimes of Jeffrey Dahmer, a psycho-killer. However, the series is told from the perspectives of the victims and their families. The series also featured testimony from Dahmer during his initial trial. https://www.instagram.com/p/CikkN58DI0P/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=14&wp=658&rd=https%3A%2F%2Falphanewscall.com&rp=%2F2022%2F09%2F26%2Fwho-was-tony-hughes-how-did-dahmer-monster-kill-him%2F#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A3488.39999999851%7D

You can see the  Emmy Award  winner, Peter, in the role of the Milwaukee serial killer. The show’s sixth episode documents the relative events in detail, like how Dahmer met Hughes, how they became friends with each other, and what eventually led to Hughes’ death. Penned by Janet Mock and David McMillan, “Silence” was directed by Paris Barclay. 

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