He was considered a devoted family man – but between 1928 and 1939 Johann Eichhorn first raped his sisters, then about 90 women, five of whom he killed in a particularly brutal manner. About the probably worst sex offender in Munich criminal history.
The air has only moderately warmed up this Tuesday evening. But it’s summer, August 31, 1937 – and so Rosa E., wearing a billowing skirt, is cycling home from work at a brisk pace in the direction of Puchheim. She earns her living as a seamstress in Munich, and she knows the state road from Germering to Puchheim like the back of her hand. Because it is already getting dark, passing cars pass the 25-year-old with their lights on.