Minnesota · Religion

Woman dies after being ritualistically flogged by husband

October 18, 1951 St. Paul, Minnesota Ardith Lennander dies after severe flogging during a religious ceremony to “beat the devil out” of her On October 17, the body of 64-year-old Anna Halvorson was “found in a pool of blood in a bed” in the Lauderdale home of her daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Patrick Doyle.… Continue reading Woman dies after being ritualistically flogged by husband

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Today in Horror History: October 18

Birthdays: Peter Boyle (October 18, 1935 - December 12, 2006), who starred in Young Frankenstein (1974), Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979), Outland (1981), Echoes in the Darkness (1987), The Surgeon (1995), “The X-Files” (episode: Clyde Bruckman’s Final Response), Sweet Evil (1996), and Species II (1998). Boyle in Young Frankenstein Tyler Posey (October 18, 1991), who… Continue reading Today in Horror History: October 18