The Marshfield Vampire Killer

James had become absolutely obsessed with vampires at the young age of 13, and he had a history of killing animals in order to drink their blood. This was done to replenish his own blood supply, which he’d believed important as vampires continuously fed from him. He claimed that he’d also attacked humans in order to drink their blood in the past, but he’d always been opposed to the idea of killing anyone – well, except for his own father…

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The Mystery Of The Sodder Children

On the evening of Christmas Eve in 1945, Jennie and George Sodder, along with 9 of their 10 children (one son had joined the military), had gone to bed as usual. They were awakened around 1 am with their home on fire. The couple grabbed their youngest child, 2 year old Silvia who’d still slept in her parent’s bedroom, and took her to safety; 23 year old John, 17 year old Marion, and 16 year old George Jr all survived…

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