- Pp. 59-69 (11)Dirk C. Gibson
The case of Christa Lehmann is a poignant and ironic one. In a nutshell, she accidentally murdered her best friend with poison intended for the mother of her best friend. This case unfolded in postwar Germany immediately after World War II. In this chapter the killer was described, and her other juvenile crimes noted. The murders were described, with respect to the MO, motive, victimology, time frame, number of victims and the victims themselves. Serial killer communication was described. The investigation was discussed, and an account of the trial provided.