Laetitia Toureaux

Laetitia Toureaux

By Unresolved Productions

"It's no use. She's beyond aid. She can't speak. Don't touch her. The thing to do is call the police."

On 16 May 1937, 29-year-old Laetitia Toureaux boarded line 8 on the Paris metro, having arrived at the Porte de Charenton station just after 6:30 PM. With it being a warm Sunday in the Spring (and Pentecost, no less) the station was bustling with activity. For that reason, instead of sitting in the cramped second class cars, Laetitia purchased a ticket to sit in the completely empty first class car, a decision she didn't normally make.

Roughly one minute after leaving the Porte de Charenton station, the metro pulled up at its next scheduled stop, Porte Dorée. A handful of first class passengers there boarded the train and were met by a horrific sight...

Research & writing by Olivia Paradice

Hosting & production by Micheal Whelan

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Music Credits:

Matthew L. Fisher - Dark Traveler (Instrumental)

Gideon Boley - Bloom (Piano Mix - Instrumental)

Marko Maksimovic - Slow Piano (Instrumental)

Risian - Out of this World (Instrumental)

Center Of The Sea - Through the Past (Instrumental)

J Scott Rakozy - Rose Petals (Instrumental)

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