True Crime Recaps
A German lesson in murder
If the only German you know is “Danke schoen,” get ready to add “Hinterkaifeck” to your vocabulary. On the night of March 31, 1922, someone (who might have been secretly living in the attic!) used a farm tool to bludgeon an entire family to death on the Hinterkaifeck farm in Bavaria, Germany. Got 20 minutes? Then you have time to get the recap of a crime that remains one of the strangest murders in Germany today.