In Memory of Wilhelm Mack, another victim of the Scientology Cult.
"Relatives found the 37-year old Wilhelm Mack hanged in his
garage. With older, dried-up blood in his ears, a blind-fold
wrapped around his head and a scarf stuffed into his mouth. The
reporter Horand Knaup of Freiburg investigated, that this man
from the town of Grossbettlingen had spent (within five weeks)
70,000 DM (~US$40,000) for courses, books and vitamin pills to
the Stuttgart Scientology Org. Then he started to wake up and
demanded his money back. The reporter quoted from Mack's letter
to the Org:
"Now that I've managed to distance myself a little
from you, I've realized what I have gotten myself into
here.... The auditing and the courses did in reality much more
damage to me than they eventually helped. That is why I want to
Despite the mysterious circumstances of death, no autopsy was
peformed and the investigation mysteriously died down. [The
investigation was filled] with so many errors that the Stuttgart
Ministry of Justice later apologized in an official Letter to
the family of Wilhem Mack.
Source: "Der Sektenkonzern", 1993, by Liane v. Billerbeck
and Frank Nordhausen, page 124
to Shy David's Scientology Page.