History of Women
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History of Women

The French Maids who Murdered

The mysterious motives of Christine and Léa Papin

Christine and Léa Papin, Public Domain, French Crime Archives

Warning: the crime committed, albeit, with unembellished descriptions, some may find disturbing.

It’s a mystery

The mystery behind the particular manner of these murders in February of 1933 in Le Mans, France, behind the motive these two sisters had, was never revealed…

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Veronika Kaufmann

Veronika Kaufmann

Toto, I've a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.