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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.

The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.
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United States

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Wondery

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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.

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English

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3052057667


Episodes

MONSTRUO

1/9/2019
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Introducing MONSTRUO! Subscribe Now... Website: https://monstruopodcast.com/ Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/monstruo/id1440306805 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TxmPu677nCiBAtSKc8b6u?si=4Wi9oradTiOUGjSA89-F5g Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=249953 Google: https://play.google.com/music/m/Iy42h6iwketiqyzurjpxzc74ssm?t=Monstruo Castbox: https://castbox.fm/vc/1464529 Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/A016

Duration:00:09:17

Monstruo Sneak Preview

1/3/2019
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Subscribe Now... Website: https://monstruopodcast.com/ Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/monstruo/id1440306805 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TxmPu677nCiBAtSKc8b6u… Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=249953 Google: https://play.google.com/music/m/Iy42h6iwketiqyzurjpxzc74ssm… Castbox: https://castbox.fm/vc/1464529 Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/A016

Duration:00:02:08

Monstruo Teaser | Launches 1.9.19

1/2/2019
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From the creators of Sword and Scale, Dark Topic and The Westside Fairytales, comes the most terrifying audio experience you will ever hear. Nine stories. Carefully Crafted. One year in the making… Beyond the limits of anything you could possibly imagine, and based on actual events. This is Monstruo... MonstruoPodcast.com

Duration:00:00:55

Episode 129

12/16/2018
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All you need, is love. The lyrics etched on the consciousness of an entire generation. But what happens when all you need, is lost? 36-year old former child actor Aaron Wulf details nearly thirty years of violent physical and sexual abuse in his nearly 600 page written manifesto entitled, “My Worst Nightmare In History.” A man who grew up in front of the camera, records his final moments behind the lens after losing his fiance unexpectedly to cancer. His story begs the question - is every...

Duration:01:05:46

Episode 128

12/9/2018
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9-year old Omaree Varela’s lifeless, bruised, and tattered body was recovered at the base of toy bouncy horse just two days after Christmas in 2013. His mother and stepfather claimed his death was the result of a freak accident while playing with his younger sibling. However, the marks on Omaree’s body and a horrifying 22 minute 911 call just six months earlier paint a much more sinister picture of what really happened.

Duration:00:56:23

Episode 127

11/25/2018
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In 2008, Adam Baker and his daughter, Zahra, moved to the United States from Queensland, Australia with the hopes of having the perfect new life. Adam had just married his new bride, Elisa, whom Zahra was quite fond of. What they soon began to learn was that the so-called “Evil Stepmother” was no fairytale, and what existed was a real life monster…

Duration:00:58:05

Episode 126

11/11/2018
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On Tuesday September 13th, 2016 a 911 call police responded to 363 Covert Court Ashland, Ohio, an abandoned house near a laundromat. Minutes earlier, a frantic 911 call had been placed, from this location, by a woman who claimed she was being held captive and forced to perform sex acts with her captor. The story that would emerge from this strange series of events would lead to the eventual conviction of a serial killer by the name of Shawn M. Grate.

Duration:00:50:14

Secret Project Preview

10/30/2018
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You may have already heard of the secret "unnamed" project by Mike Boudet (Sword and Scale), Jack Luna (Dark Topic), and Tyler Bell (The Westside Fairytales). Here is an extended behind the scenes preview of what it will be all about. We hope you enjoy it and join us on January 9th for its debut.

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 125

10/28/2018
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Chris and Cameron Ervin felt neglected and under-loved. In a life of increasing pressures, they numbed their minds with recreational drugs and shucked all responsibility in spite of being provided every opportunity to lead a successful life. When life seemed like too much they took the one thing that stood in their way...

Duration:00:44:55

Episode 124

10/13/2018
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In 1997, Shannon McCrossan moved with her two daughters, 8-year-old Kirsten Hatfield and 3-year-old Faith to a home on Jet Drive in Midwest City, OK. At the time, life seemed to be okay. The neighbors were friendly and there were children for the girls to play with. On May 13th, 1997, Shannon awoke to any mother’s worst nightmare. Kirsten was missing from her bedroom. Searches were made for the 8-year-old girl, but she was never found. The trail ran cold, until 2015 when the case was...

Duration:00:56:01

Episode 123

9/30/2018
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In the early morning hours of February 5th, 2015, a man wearing a mask and black tactical gear burst into the bedroom of Lisa Trubnikova. Eventually, he took the mask off to reveal a familiar face. He wanted the women to know who he was and why he was there. For years, Lisa had not thought about this man. But he had been doing a lot of thinking about her… Special Guest: Chris D'Elia (http://chrisdelia.com)

Duration:01:08:16

Episode 122

9/15/2018
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51-year-old Ruth Pyne is found beaten and stabbed to death in the garage of her home in Highland Township, Michigan. Her immediate family members become the focus of the investigation, and one of them has a questionable alibi. Indirect evidence begins to pile up, and a jury is left with the following question: at what point does circumstantial evidence overcome reasonable doubt?

Duration:01:20:30

Episode 121

9/1/2018
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On July 21st, 2006, an entire family seemingly disappeared from their home in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. When police searched the residence, there were no signs of a break-in. Nothing was disturbed, and nothing of value appeared to be missing. But there was no sign of Neil, Rachel, or Lillian Entwistle.

Duration:01:15:48

Episode 120

8/19/2018
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Everyone loves the idea of having the perfect family and keeping everyone close together. Go to work, come home, play with the kids, eat dinner together. Unfortunately, that isn’t always how things go. In 2015, the Bever family was the perfect example of this. The family of nine stuck close together within the four walls of their home in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. But, stick a family together long enough, and eventually someone will blow their lid. On the evening of July 22nd, 2015, Robert and...

Duration:01:03:54

Episode 119

8/5/2018
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We all love to talk about all of the things we’re going to do to better ourselves… all of the changes we want to make. Maybe we’d like to focus more on our families, start a business, or go back to school. Whatever the case, these aspirations often remain nothing more than that… aspirations. We put them on hold for so long that we forgot about them. This is the story of 26-year-old Laura Ackerson, a young woman who was taking those steps. She was determined to build a brighter future for...

Duration:01:09:34

Episode 118

7/22/2018
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When you have a problem, you hire someone to fix it. That's what you do. Sometimes you don't have the benefit of Yelp reviews though...

Duration:01:20:42

Episode 117

6/17/2018
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During the early morning hours of September 22nd, 2010, 13-year-old Alexis Mitchell awoke to the sight of her father looming over her and wearing a Halloween mask. His hands were around her neck, but he let up after she elbowed and bit him. Either having passed out or fallen asleep again thinking it was all a dream, Alexis eventually woke again up to the sound of screaming.

Duration:01:11:31

Episode 116

6/3/2018
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On Sunday, October 4th 2009, Milford Police Sgt. Kevin Furlong was dispatched by 911 to 4 Trow Road in Mont Vernon. There had been a home invasion. Inside he found Jaimie Cates with multiple stab wounds and injuries and the body of her mom Kimberly Cates with numerous slashing and stab marks. Who would have done such a thing to this poor family?

Duration:01:06:32

Episode 115

5/20/2018
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31-year-old Nicole VanderHeyden was substitute teacher and mother of three. She lived with her boyfriend and father of her infant son, Doug Detrie, in Bellevue, Brown County, WI. The Green Bay metro area. Her body was found naked and strangled in a farm field on May 21, 2016. Her skull was fractured and she suffered blunt force trauma to the left side of her head breaking and dislocating her jaw as well as injuries to her esophagus, trachea, and neck consistent with strangulation. Her...

Duration:01:20:39

Episode 114

5/12/2018
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Some crimes are so extreme that they defy the laws of nature. Ending the life of your very own mother, for example, is so unfathomable to most that it may be the most vile crime imaginable. The story we tell you here goes well beyond that. Strap in..

Duration:01:05:13