Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Father Who Kept Daughter Captive in Basement 24 Yrs: TV, Note Play Part in Release

Picturesque Austria

New details have emerged in the case of the father who held his daughter captive in the dungeon-like cellar of their Austrian home for 24 years and "fathered" seven children with her. How a note and a television in the secret dungeon may have played a key part in ending the daughter and her children's captivity.

Josef Fritzl, The Sins of the Father

Seventy three-year-old Josef Fritzl has been remanded into police custody for two weeks while DNA tests have confirmed that he's the father of all seven of his daughter's children: Kerstin, 19, Stefann, 18, Lisa, 16, Monika, 14, Alexander, 12, and Felix, age 5. Another child, a twin boy born the same time as Monika, purportedly died shortly after childbirth and whose body Josef allegedly burned in the garden behind the Friztl's concrete villa.

Read More Father Who Locked Daughter in Basement for 24 Yrs: TV, Note, Play Part in Escape at DBKP.com

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