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Fritzl Cellar to Be Filled With Concrete

Josef Fritzl repeatedly raped daughter Elisabeth there for 24 years

(Newser) - The liquidator of Josef Fritzl's estate says the windowless cellar of the house where Fritzl imprisoned and repeatedly raped his daughter for 24 years will be filled up with concrete. The move is to ensure the space can never be entered again, and the work is set to begin... More »

Teens Party in Fritzl Dungeon

'You can play music down there and no one will hear'

(Newser) - For the teens of Amstetten, Austria, Josef Fritzl's dungeon of horrors has been the hot place to party over the last couple of months. Authorities have found empty booze bottles and other party detritus in the warren of rooms where Fritzl kept his daughter Elisabeth as a sex slave for... More »

Fritzl Bricked Up Own Mother for 21 Years

Monster confesses to new outrage

(Newser) - The Austrian who fathered seven children with the sex-slave daughter he kept locked in a dungeon has confessed to imprisoning his own mother in a bricked-up room for 21 years. Josef Fritzl, 73, locked his mother in a room and bricked over the only window "so that she never... More »

Fritzl: 'I Was Born to Rape'

But says he 'managed to contain himself' for long time

(Newser) - The 73-year-old Austrian father who imprisoned his daughter in a dungeon as a sex slave for 24 years and fathered seven children with her has told a therapist he is a "born rapist," reports the Times of London. Josef Fritzl's comments were revealed in a confidential psychiatric report... More »

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