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Sex Crimes

The Black-Eyed Kids of Cannock Chase
4 months ago

The Black-Eyed Kids of Cannock Chase

By day the forest of Cannock Chase is a place for families to explore the wilderness. Featuring biking and hiking trails throughout the thick woodlands, a lake, and host to …
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The Sadistic Halloween Slaying of Shirley Lynette Ledford
4 months ago

The Sadistic Halloween Slaying of Shirley Lynette Ledford

In 1979, career criminals Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris set out on a rape, torture and murder spree that would finally come to an end on Halloween night of that …
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The Vampire of Barcelona
4 months ago

The Vampire of Barcelona

At the turn of the twentieth century, Barcelona, Spain had been in the midst of some of their darkest days. Jobs were scarce, people were dying in the streets, and …
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5 Episodes of Sword and Scale That Will Keep You Up at Night
4 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 Halloween Killer
5 months ago

The Halloween Killer

It was 6 PM on the night of Halloween 1973, when 9-year-old Lisa French stepped off her front porch for what would be her last time trick or treating. On …
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The Scandal that Rocked a Nation
5 months ago

The Scandal that Rocked a Nation

Week after week audiences across Britain invited the flamboyant and eccentric entertainer Jimmy Savile into their living rooms for the better part of 40 years. His hit television shows “Top …
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Photo Ties Dating Game Killer to Wyoming Murder Mystery
5 months ago

Photo Ties Dating Game Killer to Wyoming Murder Mystery

In 1968, Rodney Alcala, better known as “The Dating Game Killer,” lured eight-year-old Tali Shapiro to his Hollywood apartment. Police were quick to arrive on the scene after a concerned …
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The Curious Case of the Alcasser Girls
5 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
5 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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Hollywood’s Dark Secret
5 months ago

Hollywood’s Dark Secret

For many years there has been hushed chatter about secret rings of pedophiles operating in Hollywood and targeting fresh-faced child actors. For the most part, these rumors and speculations have …
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