Friday, May 31, 2019

Madame Faure, Prolific Serial Baby-Killer – France, 1908


This brief report is the only mention of the case located so far. French newspapers are particularly difficult to search, but efforts will continue.

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FULL TEXT: Verdun, April 13th. – The forester's wife Faure on Pont Court was arrested for years of angel-making. So far 81 infanticide cases have been uncovered.

["Arrest of an Angel-maker." Tages-Post (Linz, Austria), April 14, 1908, p. 8th]

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FULL TEXT: Verdun, 13. April. Die Förstersfrau Faure auf Pont Court wurde wegen jahrelanger Engelmacherei verhaftet. Bisher liegen 81 Anzeigen über Kindesmord vor.

[“Verhaftung einer Engelmachrrin.” Tages-Post (Linz, Austria), 14. April 1908, p. 8]

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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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