Manitowoc County part of documentary featuring convicted serial killer Ed Edwards

Manitowoc County part of new documentary called "It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards.”

Photo Credit: coldcasecameron.com
Photo Credit: coldcasecameron.com

MISHICOT, Wis. (WBAY) — After Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ threw Manitowoc County into the national spotlight, another documentary series is hoping to attract the same attention detailing a different case that involves a convicted serial killer.

Chillers Bar in Mishicot was just a pit-stop for a Los Angeles based film crew in the process of filming a docu-series called “It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards.”

“It’s essentially about us traveling around to look into some various crimes that may have been committed by my grandfather,” said Wayne Wolfe, the grandson of Ed Edwards.

Wolfe said his grandfather was a convicted serial killer that was only discovered in the last few years.

“He died in prison, waiting death row, for the crimes he was charged for,” said Wolfe.

In the docu-series press release, it said Edwards was convicted of five murders over a 20-year period, all involving kidnapping, shootings, stabbings and torture, but some believe he may have been linked to even more murders. One of the double-murders happened in Wisconsin.

“With the help of retired police detective John Cameron, we are traveling around looking into potential connections to some pretty prolific crimes in our country,” said Wolfe.

In the release, it said Cameron has evidence that could link Edwards to other murders, including the Zodiac Killer, Laci Peterson and many more.

And when asked if they stopped in Mishicot Wednesday night because of the documentary “Making a Murder,” which details the murder trial of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey, he said he couldn’t get into specifics.

“I have heard of that show. I can’t comment specifically on any involvement or any other potential cases out there,” said Wolfe.

Wolfe said the reason behind this endeavor is to give his dad some answers.

“That is what we are doing here. We are looking for truthful answers, and we are trying to find answers for anyone who could be affected by it, as well as, my own father.”

Wolfe said they have been on the road for the past couple of months filming the documentary, and they don’t have an air date yet. However, he did say it would air sometime next year on Spike T.V.

If you would like to know more about Edwards, visit coldcasecameron.com.