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The Vampire Trucker
5 months ago

The Vampire Trucker

Along the highways and byways of America monsters move from state-to-state undetected. These transients often do little to conceal their crimes, yet are more likely to get away with them …
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Killers Who Wanted Supernatural Powers
5 months ago

Killers Who Wanted Supernatural Powers

People kill for many different reasons, but people who kill for the thrill of it usually have one thing in common; they all like the power they feel after committing …
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Skeletons in the Closet
5 months ago

Skeletons in the Closet

Parents are supposed to protect their children, but as we learned in Sword and Scale episode 78, there are some parents out there who failed this basic tenet of parenthood …
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The East Coast Rapist
5 months ago

The East Coast Rapist

It was the night of Halloween 2009, when three teenagers out trick-or-treating were forced into a gold Chrysler by an unknown man carrying what appeared to be a gun. The …
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The Black-Eyed Kids of Cannock Chase
5 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
5 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
5 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
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 Halloween Killer
6 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
6 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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