Year
2021
Length
1 x 45'
Genre
True Crime
Format
n/a
Direction
Peter Scharf
Channel
WDR
Abducted in Münsterland

In the autumn of 1976, the show jumper Hendrik Snoek was kidnapped in Münster.
The son of a wealthy family was hidden in a shaft under a bridge near Herborn.
With a chain around his neck, he was locked up for 50 days. The perpetrators extorted a ransom of five million marks.
Snoek was released. It was not the only kidnapping case during this period.
Many criminals put people in fear with ransom extortions.

 

 

Abducted in Münsterland

In the autumn of 1976, the show jumper Hendrik Snoek was kidnapped in Münster.
The son of a wealthy family was hidden in a shaft under a bridge near Herborn.
With a chain around his neck, he was locked up for 50 days. The perpetrators extorted a ransom of five million marks.
Snoek was released. It was not the only kidnapping case during this period.
Many criminals put people in fear with ransom extortions.

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