Sunday, September 18, 2011

Frau Myer, German Serial Killer of Babies - 1892


FULL TEXT: Berlin, May 16. – An aged nurse named Myer, residing at Bockenheim, a suburb of Frankfort, has been arrested charged with causing the death of fifty-eight infants. The alleged crimes cover a considerable length of time, and it is reputed that several wealthy ladies of Frankfort are to be accused of complicity in the baby farmer’s criminal operations.

[“Was a Wholesale Baby Butcher,” Logansport Daily Pharos (In.), May 16, 1892, p. 1]

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FULL TEXT (Article 2 of 2): An aged nurse named Myer, residing at Bockenheim, a suburb of Frankfort, was arrested May 15, charged with causing the death of 58 infants. The alleged crimes extend over a considerable length of time, and it is stated that several wealthy ladies of Frankfort will be accused of complicity in this murderous baby-farmer's operations.

[from “Mail News” column, The Poverty Bay Herald (Gisborne, New Zealand), Jun. 24, 1892, p. 3]

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For more cases of “Baby Farmers,” professional child care providers who murdered children see The Forgotten Serial Killers.

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