UPDATE: Killer of Pouillon and Fuoss Charged, Planned to Murder a Third Person

Jodi Jacobson

Harlan J. Drake, 33, of Owosso has been charged with two counts of first-degree, premeditated murder in Friday's slaying of an anti-abortion activist in Owosso and an Owosso Township gravel pit owner. The killings, and a third planned by Drake but thwarted by his arrest, were not related to any political agenda.

According to Todd Heywood, a New Journalist Fellow working with Rewire, and to MLine.com, suspected killer Harlan J. Drake, 33, of Owosso has been charged with two counts of first-degree,
premeditated murder in Friday’s slaying of an anti-abortion activist in Owosso and an Owosso Towship gravel pit owner.

MLine.com reports that:

County Prosecutor Randy Colbry said Drake also
had plans to kill an Owosso realtor but was arrested before he could
carry out his alleged plan.

Drake was arraigned Friday afternoon and ordered held without bond
in the Shiawassee county jail. He is also charged with Shiawassee one
count of felony firearm and carrying a firearm with unlawful intent.

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Slain were James Pouillon, 63, of Owosso and Mike Fuoss, 61.

Colbry said Drake had grudges against all three men.

The grudges were not related. 

"This was not an anti-choice murder spree," said sources in Michigan.  "There was no political agenda.  He is a disturbed man."

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