Sword and Scale
8 seasons • 161 episodes
Sword and Scale – S5 • E106
1 year ago
So many leaves... It doesn't happen often, but the intersection of Psychosis and Psychopathy is a scary place. A place where all things that are good, break down and all that's left is pure darkness. Matthew Hoffman lived in such a place...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E107
1 year ago
The human mind can go to such depths of depravity that, for the average well-adjusted person, it’s hard to even imagine. Kevin Ray Underwood’s mind was so far gone that his sexual fantasies started to include cannibalism. When 10-year-old Jamie Rose...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E108
1 year ago
When Jane Bashara was found strangled to death in the back of her SUV nobody knew what to make of it. Things like this simply didn't happen in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, a wealthy community of million-dollar homes. The Bashara's, now empty nesters
Sword and Scale – S5 • E109
1 year ago
A teenage girl is stalked by a homeless man and suddenly goes missing two weeks later.
Sword and Scale – S5 • E110
1 year ago
Part 2 of the Natalie Bollinger Murder...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E111
1 year ago
What exactly is "God's Plan?" Do you know? Some people think they do. Jonathan Hearn and Sabrina Limon thought "God's Plan" included having an illicit affair and killing Sabrina's husband.
Sword and Scale – S5 • E112
1 year ago
Some tales of human depravity are just unimaginable. Are they the actions of a monster, or simply a monstrous act? Sometimes the lines are not quite so clear, and perhaps monsters are not only real, but existing all around us, and hidden in plain site. ..
Sword and Scale – S5 • E113
1 year ago
This will be, BY FAR, the most frustrating podcast you listen to (perhaps ever). We here at Sword and Scale have had some pretty frustrating interactions with emergency operators, but nothing can prepare you for this audio gem. We also tangentially cover.
Sword and Scale – S5 • E114
1 year ago
Some crimes are so extreme that they defy the laws of nature. Ending the life of your very own mother, for example, is so unfathomable to most that it may be the most vile crime imaginable. The story we tell you here goes well beyond that. Strap in..
Sword and Scale – S5 • E115
1 year ago
31-year-old Nicole VanderHeyden was substitute teacher and mother of three. She lived with her boyfriend and father of her infant son, Doug Detrie, in Bellevue, Brown County, WI. The Green Bay metro area. Her body was found naked and strangled in a farm..
Sword and Scale – S5 • E116
1 year ago
On Sunday, October 4th 2009, Milford Police Sgt. Kevin Furlong was dispatched by 911 to 4 Trow Road in Mont Vernon. There had been a home invasion. Inside he found Jaimie Cates with multiple stab wounds and injuries and the body of her mom Kimberly Cates.
Sword and Scale – S5 • E117
12 months ago
When you have a problem, you hire someone to fix it. That's what you do. Sometimes you don't have the benefit of Yelp reviews though...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E118
12 months ago
When you have a problem, you hire someone to fix it. That's what you do. Sometimes you don't have the benefit of Yelp reviews though...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E120
12 months ago
Everyone loves the idea of having the perfect family and keeping everyone close together. Go to work, come home, play with the kids, eat dinner together. Unfortunately, that isn’t always how things go. In 2015, the Bever family was the perfect example...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E121
9 months ago
On July 21st, 2006, an entire family seemingly disappeared from their home in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. When police searched the residence, there were no signs of a break-in. Nothing was disturbed, and nothing of value appeared to be missing. But there...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E122
9 months ago
51-year-old Ruth Pyne is found beaten and stabbed to death in the garage of her home in Highland Township, Michigan. Her immediate family members become the focus of the investigation, and one of them has a questionable alibi. Indirect evidence begins to.
Sword and Scale – S5 • E123
9 months ago
In the early morning hours of February 5th, 2015, a man wearing a mask and black tactical gear burst into the bedroom of Lisa Trubnikova. Eventually, he took the mask off to reveal a familiar face. He wanted the women to know who he was and why he was...
Sword and Scale – S5 • E124
9 months ago
In 1997, Shannon McCrossan moved with her two daughters, 8-year-old Kirsten Hatfield and 3-year-old Faith to a home on Jet Drive in Midwest City, OK. At the time, life seemed to be okay. The neighbors were friendly and there were children for the girls to
Sword and Scale – E126
7 months ago
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