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Henri Desire Landru (‘The French Bluebeard’), Found Guilty of Eleven Murders on 1 December 1921

Posted on November 29th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Henri Desire Landru, the ‘The French Bluebeard’ who killed eleven women who he met via the lonely hearts advertisements in the Paris newspapers, was found guilty of these murders on 1 December 1921 and was sentenced to be executed. Here is a newspaper story from 2 December 1921 that reports on the trial of Landru […]