leonarda cianciulli the soap maker of correggio

Leonarda Cianciulli: The Soap Maker of Correggio 

In the shadow of WWII, Leonarda Cianciulli dispatched her victims and cooked them into soap and cakes under the twisted belief that it would save the lives of her children. But is that all there is to the story?

TRIGGER WARNING: Talk of suicide and sexual abuse. 

Show Notes

Examining Leonarda’s life reveals more to her motive and the legend of Leonarda’s deeds have overshadowed the facts of her case.


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Researched & Written by Kim Douthit 

Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti