Eugen Weidmann

M. Karrer

  Active for 1 year
(1937) in France

6

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

6

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  10. 8 Timeline Events
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  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 14 Books About Eugen Weidmann
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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.

Eugen Weidmann Serial Killer Profile

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.

Profile Completeness: 98%
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Eugen Weidmann has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 2 years ago.

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Eugen Weidmann
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-01-15 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Eugen Weidmann
Nickname: M. Karrer
Victims: 6 - 6
Years Active: 1937 - 1937
Ages Active: 28/29 - 28/29
Active Countries: France
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1908 - 1939
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: Germany
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Aquarius
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Birth Month: February
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
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Feb 5, 1908
Given Name: Eugène
Birth Location: Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, city in Hesse, Germany
Birth Order: 1st of 1
Siblings: no siblings
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
Mother: unnamed
Father: an agent for a small exporting business in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: 10 years of school
Highest Degree: no degree received

Incarceration
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)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: TRUE

Death Information
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
Suicide: FALSE
8 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Eugen Weidmann

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.

Date Event Description
Feb 05 1908Eugen Weidmann was born in Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, city in Hesse, Germany.  #19080205
Feb 05 1928
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1937
(Age 28/29)
Eugen Weidmann started his serial killing spree. #1937
Dec 08 1937
(Age 29)
Eugen Weidmann arrested. #19371208
1937
(Age 29/30)
Eugen Weidmann ended his serial killing spree. #1937
Feb 05 1938
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Apr 01 1939
(Age 31)
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
(Age 31)
Eugen Weidmannwas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by beheading via guillotineat Saint-Pierre Prison of Versailles, commune in Yvelines, France. #19390617
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Boolean Questions:
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previous crimes TRUE 367
previous jail TRUE 352
previous prision TRUE 336
kill at killers home TRUE 320
used weapon TRUE 453
used gun TRUE 451
strangle TRUE 443
robbed TRUE 418
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 225
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
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at victims home FALSE 323
rape FALSE 453
torture FALSE 426
stalk FALSE 418
blindfold FALSE 363
bound FALSE 406
sex with body FALSE 430
mutilated FALSE 447
ate part of body FALSE 451
drank blood FALSE 442
posed body FALSE 365
totem body part FALSE 365
totem personal item FALSE 354


Books that Mention Eugen Weidmann

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Games of State (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Tom Clancy
Games of State
Book: The Last Train to Paris (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Michele Zackheim
The Last Train to Paris
Book: Paris In Mind (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Jennifer Lee
Paris In Mind
Book: The Hollow Years (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Eugen Weber
The Hollow Years
Book: Looking for The Stranger (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Alice Kaplan
Looking for The Stranger
Book: The Mammoth Book of More Bizarre Cr... (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Robin Odell
The Mammoth Book of More Bizarre Crimes
Book: Blood & Ink (mentions serial killer Eugen Weidmann)
Albert Borowitz
Blood & Ink

14 Books that mention Serial Killer
Eugen Weidmann

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1101003626 Games of State 1
1609451899 The Last Train to Paris 1
0307427242 Paris In Mind 1
0393314790 The Hollow Years 1
022624167x Looking for The Stranger 1
1472118049 The Mammoth Book of More... 6
0873386930 Blood & Ink 2
1783728957 Torture 1
1461712157 The Great Pictorial Histo... 10
1461747716 Jay Robert Nash's Crime C... 2
0857898752 Patagonian Hare 1
085496780x Outrage and Insight 1
0719088410 Gothic Death 1740-1914 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).

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q63443 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  2. Eugen Weidmann on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Eugen WEIDMANN on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Dec 15, 2018.
  4. Janet Flanner, American in Paris on www.newyorker.com, Retrieved on Dec 16, 2018.
  5. Janet Flanner, Letter From Paris on www.newyorker.com, Retrieved on Dec 16, 2018.
Internal References

Eugen Weidmann is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #16 of 20[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in France
  2. #19 of 42[ Page 2 ] of Aquarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #19 of 38[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in February
  4. #31 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  5. #134 of 250[ Page 9 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #322 of 651[ Page 22 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  7. #619 of 651[ Page 42 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  8. #626 of 651[ Page 42 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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