Thursday, September 22, 2011

The “Ogress of Saint Saveur,” French Serial Killer - 1932


FULL TEXT: Paris, December 22.— Known as the Ogress of Saint Saveur, Camille Tounie (single) has been sentenced to imprisonment for two years for having murdered at birth since 1923 her seven children. The bodies wore concealed on a farm owned by the children’s reputed father, her brother in-law, who was sentenced to imprisonment for seven years.

[“Child Murderess Gaoled,” The Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, Australia), Dec. 23, 1932, p. 1]

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For more cases of this type, see Serial Baby-Killer Moms.

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