Serial killer Martin N., sentenced to life imprisonment in 2012 for three murders and around 40 other sexual offenses against children, was transferred to France. There he is to be brought before an examining magistrate.
It is one of the cruellest and most incredible criminal cases in Germany: For more than a decade, the so-called “mask man” terrified parents and children in northern Germany. At night, masked with a black balaclava, he entered school camps, boarding schools and apartments and abused at least 40 boys. There are three murders in the course of this series. The three-part documentary “The Mask Man” deals with the circumstances of this case, which is also internationally unique, in a previously unknown depth of detail and tells with exclusive insights from case analyst Alexander Horn, the then Soko director Martin Erftenbeck, psychiatrist Norbert Nedopil and many other directly involved, such as the Germany’s most famous pedophile serial offender was captured,
The three-part documentary “STERN CRIME: The Mask Man” is part of the TV Now True Crime offensive and is exclusive to the media group’s streaming service RTLGermany available on March 1, 2021. The show is produced by UFA Show & Factual.