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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.

The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.
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The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the underworld of criminal activity and the demented minds that perform the most despicable and unthinkable actions, proving that the worst monsters are very real. We cover true-crime stories, high-profile trials, unsolved murders and missing persons cases.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 137

5/12/2019
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On October 10th, 2008, 38-year-old Johnny Altinger made his way to South Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He had set up a date with a mysterious woman on the website Plenty of Fish. He emailed friends and family about his big date, even forwarding the directions of where he was heading to. A few days later, his friends and family realize they haven’t heard from the man who’s usually always in contact. A string of bizarre emails they receive make them contact the police about his well being. The...

Duration:01:02:15

Episode 136

4/21/2019
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Serious psychological issues can develop, fester, and become toxic in the cover of darkness when not addressed and treated properly. None of us are immune to the dangers or pitfalls of mental illness or where dark thoughts could lead us. On March 10th, 2017, Anjum Coffland learned this lesson the hard way when she went to her husband Randall’s residence in order to retrieve her work computer.

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 135

4/7/2019
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16-year-old Emma Walker broke up with her boyfriend, 18-year-old Riley Gaul because she realized it wasn’t a healthy relationship and was tired of his controlling and abusive behavior. But when she needed help after a series of strange and frightening events, Riley was there to save her… or so she thought. On the morning of Monday, November 21, 2016, Emma is found dead in her bed and Riley is the number one person of interest.

Duration:00:45:37

Episode 134

3/23/2019
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Sticks and stones will break my bones... a child's nursery rhyme which contains a universal truth that is all but lost in today's day and age of safe spaces and mass censorship of "hurtful words." Respect is not only demanded in this brave new world, but some of us feel entitled to it. Chris Dorner never received the respect he felt he was entitled to. When he felt his honor was being stripped away by the very institution he swore allegiance to he had only one logical choice… go to war with...

Duration:01:24:19

Episode 133

3/11/2019
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Three vicious murders in rural Northeastern Maine stun the small city of Amity’s 238 residents. A missing truck, three innocent victims killed with surgical precision, and a crime scene just a few miles West of the US/Canadian border leave detectives with few clues. Like a trained assassin creeping through the Maine thicket, 20-year-old Thayne Ormsby commits one of the state’s most heinous triple homicides, all apparently - by mistake. A tale of vigilante justice gone horribly wrong when the...

Duration:01:25:19

Important Announcement - The End of Sword and Scale

3/9/2019
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It is with great sadness that I must announce that we are no longer part of the Wondery Network, which means we will no longer be putting out free shows and other shows such as Sword and Scale Rewind, This is War and Monstruo will be coming to an end. PLUS episodes will still come out on a regular schedule on Patreon/SwordAndScale, and then be available on our new platform once that's fully built, but the regular free show will be discontinued until further notice. The final recorded...

Duration:00:06:50

Episode 132

2/25/2019
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On July 17th, 2016, Cara Beckerle went up to the bedroom of her 19-year-old daughter, Aleah, to check on her. When she opened the door, the bed was empty, and Aleah’s wheelchair was sitting next to it. Aleah could not have left of her own free will, as she was incapable of moving on her own due to physical disabilities, and she was nonverbal due to mental disabilities. She was also prone to seizures and had to take daily medication for them. That medication was also still in her room. What...

Duration:01:03:58

Introducing Over My Dead Body

2/12/2019
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What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Over My Dead Body today wherever you’re listening to this or www.wondery.fm/omdb

Duration:00:06:10

Episode 131

2/11/2019
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Chris Watts is arrested and charged with murder on August 15th, 2018 in the disappearance of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two children, daughters Bella and Celeste. The caring father and husband was the envy of those who followed their success live online for the world to see. But behind the dramatic weight loss, the anticipated birth of their third child - a son, and Chris and Shanann’s thriving professional careers, a much darker truth remained. Chris wanted a new beginning. A new...

Duration:01:25:04

Episode 130

1/26/2019
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On August 13th, 2018, expectant mother Shanann Watts and her daughters Bella and Celeste were reported missing from their home in Frederick, Colorado. As if vanishing into thin air, her vehicle was left locked in the family garage, her purse and wallet remaining on the kitchen counter. Husband and father Christopher Watts was the last to see them alive in the early morning hours, and his claims grew increasingly more bizarre as he spoke openly to the media in the hours and days after their...

Duration:01:14:34

MONSTRUO

1/9/2019
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Introducing MONSTRUO! Subscribe Now... Website: https://monstruopodcast.com/ Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/monstruo/id1440306805 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TxmPu677nCiBAtSKc8b6u?si=4Wi9oradTiOUGjSA89-F5g Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=249953 Google: https://play.google.com/music/m/Iy42h6iwketiqyzurjpxzc74ssm?t=Monstruo Castbox: https://castbox.fm/vc/1464529 Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/A016

Duration:00:09:17

Monstruo Sneak Preview

1/3/2019
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Subscribe Now... Website: https://monstruopodcast.com/ Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/monstruo/id1440306805 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5TxmPu677nCiBAtSKc8b6u… Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=249953 Google: https://play.google.com/music/m/Iy42h6iwketiqyzurjpxzc74ssm… Castbox: https://castbox.fm/vc/1464529 Pocket Casts: https://pca.st/A016

Duration:00:02:08

Monstruo Teaser | Launches 1.9.19

1/2/2019
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From the creators of Sword and Scale, Dark Topic and The Westside Fairytales, comes the most terrifying audio experience you will ever hear. Nine stories. Carefully Crafted. One year in the making… Beyond the limits of anything you could possibly imagine, and based on actual events. This is Monstruo... MonstruoPodcast.com

Duration:00:00:55

Episode 129

12/16/2018
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All you need, is love. The lyrics etched on the consciousness of an entire generation. But what happens when all you need, is lost? 36-year old former child actor Aaron Wulf details nearly thirty years of violent physical and sexual abuse in his nearly 600 page written manifesto entitled, “My Worst Nightmare In History.” A man who grew up in front of the camera, records his final moments behind the lens after losing his fiance unexpectedly to cancer. His story begs the question - is every...

Duration:01:05:46

Episode 128

12/9/2018
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9-year old Omaree Varela’s lifeless, bruised, and tattered body was recovered at the base of toy bouncy horse just two days after Christmas in 2013. His mother and stepfather claimed his death was the result of a freak accident while playing with his younger sibling. However, the marks on Omaree’s body and a horrifying 22 minute 911 call just six months earlier paint a much more sinister picture of what really happened.

Duration:00:56:23

Episode 127

11/25/2018
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In 2008, Adam Baker and his daughter, Zahra, moved to the United States from Queensland, Australia with the hopes of having the perfect new life. Adam had just married his new bride, Elisa, whom Zahra was quite fond of. What they soon began to learn was that the so-called “Evil Stepmother” was no fairytale, and what existed was a real life monster…

Duration:00:58:05

Episode 126

11/11/2018
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On Tuesday September 13th, 2016 a 911 call police responded to 363 Covert Court Ashland, Ohio, an abandoned house near a laundromat. Minutes earlier, a frantic 911 call had been placed, from this location, by a woman who claimed she was being held captive and forced to perform sex acts with her captor. The story that would emerge from this strange series of events would lead to the eventual conviction of a serial killer by the name of Shawn M. Grate.

Duration:00:50:14

Secret Project Preview

10/30/2018
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You may have already heard of the secret "unnamed" project by Mike Boudet (Sword and Scale), Jack Luna (Dark Topic), and Tyler Bell (The Westside Fairytales). Here is an extended behind the scenes preview of what it will be all about. We hope you enjoy it and join us on January 9th for its debut.

Duration:00:31:25

Episode 125

10/28/2018
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Chris and Cameron Ervin felt neglected and under-loved. In a life of increasing pressures, they numbed their minds with recreational drugs and shucked all responsibility in spite of being provided every opportunity to lead a successful life. When life seemed like too much they took the one thing that stood in their way...

Duration:00:44:55