Was Freddy Krueger Based on a Real Serial Killer?

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Did A Serial Killer Inspire Freddy Krueger's Character?

Inquiries about a real-life Freddy Krueger, from the Nightmare on Elm Street films, have been a viral sensation. Internet posters have continuously shared a photo of Frederick Kruger’s tombstone, asking if our fictional Freddy was based on a real person. Then, the stories of this person being a serial killer leaked...

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