The Bluebeard Case: The Mystery Of France's Most Gruesome Serial Killer | Absolute History

A gruesome tale set during the First World War, ‘The Bluebeard Case' tells of a seemingly respectable man who targets single women and sets about seducing them, with the sole aim of murdering them. But it doesn’t stop there. He goes on to burn their bodies on his stove in his house in France and finally strips them of all their assets.

His name is Henri Désiré Landru. He is arrested during the investigations of two missing women, but what the police don’t realize is that they’ve just stumbled across one of the most notorious criminals of the 20th Century…

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