March 17, 2023

16: Murder in Paris...by Hypnotism? The Strange Case of Alexandre-Toussain Goufee

16: Murder in Paris...by Hypnotism? The Strange Case of Alexandre-Toussain Goufee

A Parisian widower is lured to an apartment, with the promise of sex with Gabrielle Bompah. Hers is the last face he will see…but was she responsible for the killing, or did hypnotism drive her to it. Set against a growing debate in French psychiatry at the time, this is a murder case that would change the law of France…

I’m Peter Laws, and today on Our Curious Past we explore Muder in Paris…by Hypnotism? The Strange Case of Alexandre Toussain Goufee.

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