To kind of deviate from the regular blog segment of haunted places in Arizona I thought I would talk about a person who was perhaps haunted within himself. That person is Hans Schmidt. A Roman Catholic priest of German Descent who was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death.
Born in a Bavarian City he immigrated to the United States of America in 1909. His first job as a priest in the United States did not go smoothly, however. He was then transferred to New York City. This is where is priesthood turned sour.
He met a young women by the name of Anna Aumuller. They formed a secret relationship that was later to go as far as marriage in a private ceremony.
Seems almost romantic when you hear that part of the story. How he fell in love with another emigrant from Europe, Continue reading