17 Death Row Requests You Won't Believe Were Made

16. Peter Kürten

Peter Kurten
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Peter Kürten was a particularly nasty serial killer. Convicted for a series of murders and sexual assaults in the city of Düsseldorf, Kürten was sentenced to death (decapitation by guillotine).

His final meal request of a Wiener schnitzel, fried potatoes, and white wine wasn't all that unusual, but the "Düsseldorf Monster" had the cheek to ask for seconds - and received it!

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