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19/04/2008 Fritzl case

The Fritzl case emerged when a woman named Elisabeth Fritzl told police in the town of Amstetten, Austria, that she had been held captive for 24 years by her father, Josef Fritzl. Fritzl had assaulted, sexually abused, and raped her numerous times during her imprisonment inside a concealed area in the basement of the family home.


  • Essentials 

  • Fritzl case 

  • Case history 

  • Josef Fritzl 

  • Trial of Josef Fritzl 

  • Aftermath