On November 17, 1957 police from Plainfield, Wisconsin arrived at the rundown farmhouse of Eddie Gein who was a suspect in the robbery of a local hardware store and disappearance of the owner, Bernice Worden. Gein had been the last customer at the hardware store and several eyewitnesses said that he had been loitering around the premises. Geins farmhouse was in a state of confusion . Inside his home, junk and rotting garbage covered the floor and counters. It was impossible to walk through the rooms for the filth. The smell of trash and decomposition of bodies was overwhelming. While the local sheriff, Arthur Schley, studied the kitchen, he felt something hit his jacket. When he looked up to see what it was, he faced a large dangling carcass hanging from the rafters. The carcass had been decapitated and gutted. An ugly sight to be sure, but familiar enough during deer season.