The Amstetten Horror House 8,516 Days in Darkness

Elisabeth Fritzl and her children, forced to live in a windowless basement for 24 years, vegetated away like the sole survivors of a nuclear holocaust. For them, the Cold War speculation over what it might be like for people who could never go outside again and return to the earth's surface was a reality.
The scene of the crime: Ybbstasse 40 in the Austrian city Amstetten

The scene of the crime: Ybbstasse 40 in the Austrian city Amstetten

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