The wife of Michael Dean Overstreet has revealed he had an obsession with knives before he raped and murdered 18-year-old college student Kelly Eckart.
Melissa Holland said: “He would sharpen them with a wet rock and make sure they were all razor sharp. I mean, he did it religiously every day.
“He would arrange them in patterns and take pictures of them. Those were his pride and joy basically.
“At first it didn’t bother me. But then I started noticing how Dean always carried a knife with him if not more than one — but he always had one on his side like a hunting knife, and he would tie it to his leg with a string.
“I started getting a little bit nerve-wrecked about that,