De Koven, Weidmann, and Public Execution in France (Pt. 2)

De Koven, Weidmann, and Public Execution in France (Pt. 2)

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Wednesday, 16 March

Once Eugen Weidmann was in police custody, he confessed to Jean's murder as well as several others. As the trial and execution played out, public interest grew to such a frenzied state that authorities immediately reconsidered the practice of performing executions publicly.

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