June 21, 2022

Season 3, Episode 4: Gesche Gottfried- The "Angel" of Bremen

Season 3, Episode 4: Gesche Gottfried- The

I’m back with another old timey case, ya’ll! I’m so excited to take you to my (almost) hometown of Bremen, Germany. Today we’re talking about Serial Killer Gesina “Gesche” Gottfried. She was a woman of overriding ambition, and, once she had identified what it was that she wanted she would not let anything - including her parents, husbands and children - stand in her way.  She was the last person to be publicly executed in Bremen, Germany in 1831.  Come and take trip back in time with us.

SOURCES: : https://www.focke-museum.de/2021/09/12/gesche-gottfried-und-die-bremer-freiheit/ https://bylinetimes.com/2019/03/05/stuchberys-strange-histories-the-sad-tale-of-gesche-gottfried/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/314264340_THE_BLACK_STONE_Memory_of_a_female_serial_killer_in_Bremen 

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