Episode 67: The disappearance of abbot Delarue

In the summer of 1906, abbot Delarue, priest at Chatenay, disappears leaving behind him only his hat and bicycle. From mediums to Indian mystics, the search for his body was a complete circus.

Abbot Delarue, front page of newspaper Le Matin, 12th August 1906

Indian mystic Ramanah Devah and journalists, 1st September 1906

The hyena at work

Delarue with his beard and moustache

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