Episode 27: Fritz Haarmann The Wolf Man of Hanover

Murder Coaster by Christa Carmen and Matthew Brockmeyer

Episode notes

World War I caused astounding economic and social ramifications in Germany. Severe reparations led to an extreme economic crisis marked by hyperinflation, unemployment, and widespread poverty. The social fabric of Germany was torn apart, allowing a vast criminal underground to flourish. And one of these criminals was a werewolf, prowling the city of Hanover at night, ripping the throats out of his innocent victims with his bare teeth.

Today, ladies and gentlemen, we present to you the tale of Fritz Haarmann, the Wolf Man of Hanover. His acts of sexual depravity, coldblooded murder and cannibalism would shock the world.

We delve deep into the childhood and upbringing of this infamous serial killer, exploring what it was that helped turn him into a terrifying monster that laid siege to an entire city. We also explore a ... 

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