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Case 197: The Austrian Ripper

Case 197: The Austrian Ripper

Update: 2021-11-2037


In 1974, a young woman named Margaret Schafer disappeared from her hometown of Ewersbach, Germany. She was taken to deserted woodlands and strangled to death. It wasn’t long before a suspect was apprehended and the young man, Jack Unterweger, was found guilty of her murder. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.


Narration – Anonymous Host

Research & writing – Jessica Forsayeth

Editing – Erin Munro

Creative direction – Milly Raso

Production and music – Mike Migas

Music – Andrew D.B. Joslyn

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Comments (14)

The Everyday Bombshell

I can feel compassion for the poor prison life and respect for the guys writing ability, and still see him for the criminal he is, and demand that he serve his full sentence. His apologies and tears (as well as his book's success) do not bring back his victims.

Nov 22nd
Reply (1)

Peter Chaloner

57 minutes of material unjustifiably stretched out to 87 minutes. Scriptwriter's structure: this happened; then this happened; then this happened. Lame. How about a story arc with tension created, tension partly released, more tension, and a penultimate scene different from the last scene? Listeners' time is wasted with your then this/then this/ then this amateurism. Listeners' time is valuable. Use it well or quit.

Nov 21st
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Case 197: The Austrian Ripper

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