Eugen Weidmann a German serial killer who used the alias M. Karrer. Weidmann strangled and robbed American dancer Jean de Koven, shot a former accomplice, and shot four other people around Paris in 1937. Weidmann confessed to the murders and was sentenced to death. Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, one of Weidmann's lawyers, also represented Henri Désiré Landru eighteen years earlier. Weidmann's execution was the last public execution in France. Eugen Weidmann was publicly beheaded by guillotine in 1939 at the prison Saint-Pierre in Versailles, France.
Serial Killer Eugen Weidmann (aka) M. Karrer, was active for 1 year in 1937, known to have ( 6 confirmed / 6 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: France
Eugen Weidmann was born on February 5th 1908 in Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, city in Hesse, Germany. He was raised by both parents until (Age 6/7) at the outbreak of World War I, his grandparents until (Age 16), prison until adulthood. He was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, an agent for a small exporting business in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. His mother, unnamed.
Eugen Weidmann a heterosexual male citizen of Germany. He completed 10 years of school, no degree received. He never married. He had no children mentioned.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1937 (Age 28/29) Eugen Weidmann started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, strangle, and murder his victims. Eugen Weidmann used a weapon and was in possession of a firearm during his crimes. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself and two partners in crime, Roger Million and Jean Blanc, at a villa in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, France, where he was known to work as a serial killer.
He was arrested on December 8th 1937 (Age 29), convicted on April 1st 1939 (Age 31), sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France. He was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during his lifetime. Eugen Weidmann was executed on June 17th 1939 (Age 31).
Eugen Weidmann died on June 17th 1939 (Age 31), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by beheading via guillotine at Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France.
Eugen Weidmann has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Victims:||6 - 6|
|Years Active:||1937 - 1937|
|Ages Active:||28/29 - 28/29|
|Life Span:||1908 - 1939|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♒ Aquarius |
Jan 20 - Feb 18
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Children:||no children mentioned|
|Living With:||himself and two partners in crime, Roger Million and Jean Blanc, at a villa in Saint-Cloud, near Paris, France|
|D.O.B.:||Feb 5, 1908|
|Birth Location:||Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, city in Hesse, Germany|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Raised By:||both parents until (Age 6/7) at the outbreak of World War I, his grandparents until (Age 16), prison until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Father:||an agent for a small exporting business in Frankfurt am Main, Germany|
|Highest School:||10 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Arrested:||Dec 8, 1937 (Age 29)|
|Convicted:||Apr 1, 1939 (Age 31)|
|Sentence:||death by beheading via guillotine|
|Prison Location:||Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France|
|Executed:||Jun 17, 1939 (Age 31)|
|Death Date:||Jun 17, 1939 (Age 31)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by beheading via guillotine|
|Death Location:||Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 8 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Eugen Weidmann. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Feb 05 1908||Eugen Weidmann was born in Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, city in Hesse, Germany. #19080205|
|Feb 05 1928|
|Eugen Weidmann started his serial killing spree. #1937|
|Dec 08 1937|
|Eugen Weidmann arrested. #19371208|
|Eugen Weidmann ended his serial killing spree. #1937|
|Feb 05 1938|
|Apr 01 1939|
|Eugen Weidmann was convictedand sentenced to death by beheading via guillotine at Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France. #19390401|
|Jun 17 1939|
|Eugen Weidmannwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by beheading via guillotineat Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France. #19390617|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Eugen Weidmann (1937-1937).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||320|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||323|
|sex with body||FALSE||430|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
|totem body part||FALSE||365|
|totem personal item||FALSE||354|
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|1472118049||The Mammoth Book of More...||Robin Odell|| 6 Total Including |
|0873386930||Blood & Ink||Albert Borowitz||Eugen Weidmann||2|
|1783728957||Torture||Geoffrey Abbott||Eugen Weidmann||1|
|1461712157||The Great Pictorial Histo...||Jay Robert Nash|| 10 Total Including |
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|0719088410||Gothic Death 1740-1914||Andrew Smith||Eugen Weidmann||1|
Eugen Weidmann (February 5, 1908 – June 17, 1939) was a German criminal and serial murderer who was executed by guillotine in France in June 1939, the last public execution in that country. (Executions by guillotine continued in private until Hamida Djandoubi's execution on September 10, 1977).
Eugen Weidmann is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database