Iowa · Newspaper clippings

Man kills girl he was obsessed over, wounds her companion, and kills self

September 2, 1906 Near Davenport, Iowa A 30-year-old man murders a 17-year-old girl he was infatuated with, wounds her friend, then kills himself The girl, Grace Reed, was orphaned and had been living with her killer’s brother and his family for a few years before her murder. The murderer, Harry Drenter, had become obsessed with… Continue reading Man kills girl he was obsessed over, wounds her companion, and kills self

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Today in Horror History: September 2

Birthdays: Darin Morgan (September 2, 1948), who wrote episodes for “The X-Files” and “Millennium,” directed “The X-Files” episode Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster and “Millennium” episodes José Chung's Doomsday Defense and Somehow, Satan Got Behind Me. He also starred in “The X-Files” as Flukeman (episode: The Host) and Eddie Van Blundht (episode: Small Potatoes).… Continue reading Today in Horror History: September 2