Dahmer was arrested,a nd the media exploded with enthusiasm combined with shock. No one had a clue a serial killer was in the area until his arrest. Dahmer confessed and went to trial pleading guilty but insane. The trial was full of gruesome details of cannabalism and necrophilia, and police and the defense attorney told how Dahmer drilled holes in some of his victims heads and poured acid into their skulls while they were still alive. He did this because he wanted zombies that could not resist and could not leave him.Found sane by a jury Dahmer was sentenced to 15 life terms in the Colombia Correctional Institution. Originally ordered into solitary for his own protection, he talked his way into a unit for prisoners with emotional problems after just a year. On Novemeber 28th, 1993, Dahmer was stabbed by another inmate, Christoper Scarver.