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Kidnapping

5 Episodes of Sword and Scale That Will Keep You Up at Night
5 months ago

5 Episodes of Sword and Scale That Will Keep You Up at Night

It’s almost Halloween and the staff here at Sword and Scale have been celebrating the season by bringing you spooktacular content all month long, coming to a frightening conclusion with …
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The Curious Case of the Alcasser Girls
6 months ago

The Curious Case of the Alcasser Girls

On the evening of November 13, 1992, three teenage girls – Miriam García Iborra, Antonia “Toñi” Gómez Rodríguez and Desirée Hernández Folch – decided to attend a high school party …
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Brave Woman’s 911 Call Leads to Serial Killer’s Capture
6 months ago

Brave Woman’s 911 Call Leads to Serial Killer’s Capture

It was the early morning of September 13, 2016, when 911 dispatchers were contacted by an Ohio woman. In a whisper the woman claimed that she had been kidnapped, raped …
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The Lillelid Murders
6 months ago

The Lillelid Murders

It’s the ultimate tale of good against evil. In 1997, a group of wayward teenagers allegedly led by Natasha Cornett, went on a road trip in order to escape a …
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Case Closed On 27-Year-Old Minnesota Mystery
6 months ago

Case Closed On 27-Year-Old Minnesota Mystery

On October 22, 1989, Jacob Wetterling, Jacob’s younger brother Trevor and their friend Aaron Larson had been riding their bikes home from a St. Joseph, Minnesota convenience store. As they …
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Case Closed?
8 months ago

Case Closed?

On October 18, 1955 a salesman had stopped at a Chicago-area nature preserve in order to have some lunch outside. What he found there was more than he had bargained …
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America’s First Serial Killers
10 months ago

America’s First Serial Killers

America was still new frontier by the time Micajah “Big” Harpe and Wiley “Little” Harpe had endured the treacherous transatlantic journey from their homeland of Scotland. Anyone who had the …
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The Modern-Day Bonnie and Clyde
10 months ago

The Modern-Day Bonnie and Clyde

By the time Blake Fitzgerald had reached 29-years-old he had already racked up a series of criminal charges including DUIs, assault and armed robbery. He had also fathered three children …
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The Neighbor from Hell
10 months ago

The Neighbor from Hell

Lois Pearson was known by the community of Weatherford, Texas to be fiercely self-reliant. She never married nor did she ever go out on dates. Instead she looked to the …
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Virtual Kidnapping
10 months ago

Virtual Kidnapping

Imagine one day you suddenly get a call from a strange number. You stare at your phone for a minute and attempt to determine what the call may be regarding. …
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