22. Italy – The Soap Maker of Correggio

Three women vanished from the Northern Italian town of Correggio within the space of a year. Locals looked at local shopkeeper and fortune teller Leonarda Cianciulli for answers. When they uncovered the truth behind the disappearances, the story caused a ripple throughout the world. Not only did this mother of four murder her friends, she used their remains and made it into soap and cakes.

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La saponificatrice die Correggio


Make bodies into soap – Leonarda Cianciulli


The Unknown History of Misandry



The Cianciulli Case                                                                             

Created and produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by: Noel Vinson

Researched & Produced by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.

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