Friday, March 11, 2016

“Cologne Baby Farmer,” Accused Serial Killer of 50 Babies – 1902, Germany


FULL TEXT: The Cologne Gazette says the police have arrested a woman who is suspected of poisoning over fifty babies who were in her charge. The public prosecutor is in possession of a mass of evidence against the woman. He is now trying to discover if she had any accomplices.

[“Accused of Fifty Murders. – Woman Arrested at Cologne Suspected of Wholesale Poisoning.” The Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, Il.), Jan. 16, 1902, 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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