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The Suspicious Death of Elliott Smith

2 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Not many people nowadays are aware of singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. You may have heard a bit of his music in a clever reference on the hit animated series Rick and

Heidnik’s House of Horrors

2 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

“There was a loud bang. And we all knew Gary was involved,” said Alice Harrison, a former resident of 4705 Cedar Ave in West Philadelphia. The neighborhood of Garden Court,

Boxing Coach Stages His Own Death in Murder-For-Hire Plot

2 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

When boxing coach Ramon Sosa’s wife set out to find a hitman-for-hire in order to “take care” of her husband she had no idea the man she was talking to

5 Shocking Sword & Scale Episodes on Parents Who Kill

2 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Of the 102 podcast episodes and over 1,000 true crime blog posts that have been featured on Sword & Scale to date, there have been numerous cases of

Father Gerald Robinson, a Killer Priest?

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

On 5 April 1980, a nun from the Sisters of Mercy who lived at Mercy Hospital in Toledo, Ohio opened up the chapel sacristy with plans to prepare for the

Obsessed and Seeking Revenge

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

A young man’s disturbed obsession with his ex-girlfriend in Omaha, Nebraska in 1978 ended with two people dead, one an 11-month-old child and the young man himself, 12 years later

Georgia Teen Arrested After Snapchat Slaying

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

When 18-year-old Bryan Ramirez stepped outside to take a break with a friend while on duty a Georgia Texico gas station, no one realized it would be his last. As

Wisconsin Man Camps Out in Convenience Store Cooler

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

He accidentally became locked in a beer cooler but rather than call for help, Jeremy Van Ert sat down and grabbed himself a frosty beverage. Ten minutes before midnight, 38-year-old

The College Roommate From Hell

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Nearly every student who has ever lived on campus while attending university has inevitably been faced with a difficult roommate throughout their formative college years. While universities attempt to match

Missing Person Found After Husband’s Suicide

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Theresa Lockhart, a 44-year-old high school Spanish teacher from Portage, Michigan, went missing on May 18 of this year. Police organized a massive search that went on for 100 days.

Another Affluent Patriarchal Massacre

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

One has to wonder what drives wealthy men to kill their entire families. Is there financial pressure? Potential white collar crime? Or was something very troubling going on behind the

Razors and Narcotics and Needles, Oh My!

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Every year we are inundated by warnings circulated through social media websites about dangerous items appearing in children’s treat bags throughout the Halloween season. In the past, we’ve seen the

Children’s Entertainer Embroiled in Sexual Abuse Scandal

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

He delighted children at birthday parties throughout Deleware County, Pennsylvania performing as beloved characters like Mickey Mouse, Elmo, and even Spongebob. Little did parents know that the jolly man behind

Armed Robber Shoots Himself in the Penis

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

We know all too well here at Sword and Scale that crime victims do not always get a chance to see justice properly served to their perpetrators. Defense attorneys find

Japanese Serial Killer Takahiro Shiraishi

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

He couldn’t figure out how to dispose of the bodies without getting caught, so police say suspected serial killer, 27-year-old Takahiro Shiraishi, stored his victims in cooler boxes around his

A Wrongful Death

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

On November 18, 1995, 35-year-old Lisa McPherson was involved in a minor car accident. While paramedics initially left McPherson alone, due to her mobility and appearance of being unharmed, it

Road Rage Incident Leads Police to Woman’s Body

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Police were led on a short-lived pursuit after a motorist reported being shot at. When police apprehended their suspect they uncovered more than they had bargained for. According to a

From Royal Assistant to Cold-Blooded Murderess

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Jane Andrews was an average girl from a working-class family, a girl who dreamed of more than her hometown of Grimsby in Lincolnshire could offer. She worked hard to achieve

The Soham Child Murders and the Lies of a Killer

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

On 4 August 2002, two 10-year-old girls went missing around 6 pm in the evening in the village of Soham, Cambridgeshire. Their story and that of the man who took

Sword and Scale Episode 102

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

The death of a little girl named Jodi Parrack send a small town into a spiral of shock and disbelief. Everyone goes looking, but when a reserve police officer

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