Open My Rape Dungeon to Tourists: Fritzl

Josef Fritzl hoped to charge visitors to the Austria house where he repeatedly raped his own daughter
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Nov 15, 2008 5:12 PM CST
Members of a forensic team approach the house of Josef Fritzl in Amstetten, Lower Austria, on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. Authorities say the young woman whose sickness triggered discovery of an Austrian...   (AP Photo/Hans Punz)
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(Newser) – Josef Fritzl has proposed turning his dark, rat-filled subterranean dungeon into a tourist attraction, the Telegraph reports. Fritzl's sister-in-law told an Austrian tabloid that he hoped to collect 10 euros per visitor and give proceeds to his traumatized family. “It is completely mad,” she said. “The family rejected his ‘business’ proposal."