The Italian "Soap Killer" Leonarda Cianciulli
Although she may have looked like a typical Italian housewife in this colorized photograph, Leonarda Cianciulli was anything but. Nicknamed the “Soap Killer”, Cianciulli gained a notorious reputation as a serial killer and cannibal.
The embodiment of true evil, Leonarda Cianciulli murdered her victims and made soap and teacakes from their bodies. She believed that she was cursed and needed to conduct human sacrifices to ease the curse and protect her family.