Anyone have any info on this character? I was flicking through a book in Port Sunlight Nursery called something like Murder and Mayhem on the Wirral. Anyone got a copy? Unortunately I couldn't read the whole story as I was in a hurry. (Didn't have money to buy it either) I got as far as reading his real name was Johann Frederick Krueger (may not be spelt right). Was he the inspiration behind Freddy Krugger in the films or was it a coincedence. Sounds interesting. Would like to learn more.
He lived on the sand dunes near Wallasey Village I think. Lived in some kind of shack he had built out of old stuff. Didn't hurt anyone and the people sort of adopted him. Think he was German or Austrian and rumoured to be from an aristocratic family. He died of natural causes so why murder and mayhem I don't know? Ah it is Murder,
Mystery and Mayhem, so he is obviously a mystery! The people of Wallasey gave him a proper funeral instead of the usual paupers funeral. There are photographs of his funeral around somewhere. Certainly nothing to do with Freddie Kruger. Very common name Kruger in Germany. Hardy Kruger the actor for one.