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26 Years for Man Who Killed Three of His Partners
7 days ago

26 Years for Man Who Killed Three of His Partners

In a horribly familiar scenario, Angela Best was murdered by her partner Theodore Johnson after their one-year relationship broke down and she threatened to leave him. On 15 December 2016, …
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Florida Man Attempts to Electrocute Pregnant Wife
2 weeks ago

Florida Man Attempts to Electrocute Pregnant Wife

Knox County, Tennessee police report they have arrested a Florida man who officials say attempted to electrocute his estranged wife while she was pregnant.

WBIR reports that 32-year-old Michael …
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A Violent Wife, a Besotted Husband
1 month ago

A Violent Wife, a Besotted Husband

Gazing at the wedding photo of David Edwards and his new wife Sharon, it is hard to believe that just two months later, David would be dead after being stabbed …
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A Listener’s Story of Hope
2 months ago

A Listener’s Story of Hope

Many episodes of Sword and Scale have struck an emotional cord in our listeners but very few have hit as close to home for most of our fans as Episode …
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The Lundy Murders: A Father’s Betrayal?
2 months ago

The Lundy Murders: A Father’s Betrayal?

Bludgeoned to death with an axe in an act of unspeakable violence in their own home, the appalling murders of 38-year-old Christine Lundy and her 7-year-old daughter Amber, have been …
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The Murder of Sophie Elliott
2 months ago

The Murder of Sophie Elliott

“Clayton, you are the epitome of evil.” Sophie Elliott’s father told the man who had brutally stabbed his 22-year-old daughter to death. “I hope her screams of agony ring in …
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Man Proposes, Gets Rejected, Snaps Neck
2 months ago

Man Proposes, Gets Rejected, Snaps Neck

Romantic rejection sucks. Like, really sucks. Anyone who has put their feelings out there only to be turned down knows all too well the hurt and shame that comes with …
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Jilted Woman Yells Cliche, Tosses Acid In Ex-Lover’s Face
2 months ago

Jilted Woman Yells Cliche, Tosses Acid In Ex-Lover’s Face

“If I can’t have you, no one else can!” 48-year-old Berlinah Wallace apparently yelled at her ex, 29-year-old Mark van Dongen, as she threw sulfuric acid in his face. If …
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5 Shocking Sword & Scale Episodes on Parents Who Kill
2 months ago

5 Shocking Sword & Scale Episodes on Parents Who Kill

Of the 102 podcast episodes and over 1,000 true crime blog posts that have been featured on Sword & Scale to date, there have been numerous cases of …
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From Royal Assistant to Cold-Blooded Murderess
3 months ago

From Royal Assistant to Cold-Blooded Murderess

Jane Andrews was an average girl from a working-class family, a girl who dreamed of more than her hometown of Grimsby in Lincolnshire could offer. She worked hard to achieve …
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