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Unsolved: The Hinterkaifeck Farm murders

On a cold night in Bavaria, six people were brutally murdered at the Hinterkaifeck farm. It is a case that remains unsolved to this day.

Show Notes

As the years have passed, history has bled into legend. Who killed the family at the Hinterkaifeck farm? Were there really strange events that led up to the massacre? Truly – what happened?


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Researched & Written by Kim Douthit 

Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti