Four Idaho children have been reunited, in heaven that is, after a drowning accident claimed the life of one sibling and the other three were murdered at the hands of … Read More
This is a particularly rare case, singular in fact. The case itself isn’t that unusual, unfortunately. An outwardly-respectable married man deciding to end an illicit affair, and then killing his … Read More
November 26, 1940, Bedford Prison, England, 8am.
Two experienced executioners, Thomas Pierrepoint and his nephew Albert, walk into the condemned cell and collect the comatose William Cooper, only five feet … Read More
It was just after 10pm on July 9, 1864 that Alfred Eakin was driving a train towards Fenchurch Street Station when he saw 69-year old city banker Thomas Briggs lying … Read More
The hest-laid plans of mice, men and murderers often go awry. Here, we return to 1930’s New York, to the dark days of Prohibition, insurance fraud, bungling murderers and an … Read More
Brian Wells, a 46 year old pizza delivery man, casually walked into an Erie, PA bank in the afternoon of August 28th, 2003. Carrying a homemade shotgun fashioned into a … Read More
If you’ve ever been to London, chances are that you might have visited Hyde Park and, if you have, then you’ll probably have seen one of London’s … Read More
Early one warm, December morning, around 6:30 to be more exact, the fog was stirring in the small town of Somerton, Adelaide, South Australia. It was the kind of summer … Read More
Cannibalism has had a long, sordid history. In our western culture it is practically unheard of, except in cases of severe famine – like the tragic experience of the Donner … Read More
Driving the dark streets on my way to work, a country road not unlike the road Diane had been on just hours earlier, the radio was playing. Passing the lake, … Read More
A Scary Story to Tell in the Dark
Sword and Scale Episode 83
The Lost Footage of Christine Chubbuck
The Story of Hex Hollow
Murder at Corpsewood Manor
The Oakland Sniper
February 22, 2017
Grave Robbing for Morons
February 21, 2017
Does Traffic Increase Crime?
February 20, 2017
February 19, 2017
The Would-Be Target Bomber
February 18, 2017
Sword and Scale, which debuted in 2013, covers the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions.
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