German 'witch' declared innocent after 385 years

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German 'witch' declared innocent after 385 years

Post by Admin on Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:31 am

From todays Australian

German 'witch' declared innocent after 385 years

by: David Charter
From: The Times
February 14, 20121:35PM

A WOMAN blamed for causing a plague of caterpillars and burnt at the stake as a witch was finally declared innocent yesterday, 385 years after she died.

City councillors in Cologne agreed to reopen the case of Katharina Henot, head of the city's post office, who was tortured and paraded through the streets before being strangled and burnt.
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