Episode 26 -- "The Trust Game" (PODCAST EXCLUSIVE EPISODE)

On march 22nd, 2003, a highly intelligent, very successful couple decided to play a strange new game. The game was very involved, and required handcuffs and blindfolds and heavy chairs, but once they were in position, they got the hang of it quickly and thought it was actually pretty fun. But after playing for a little while, something very unexpected happened, and before either of them could comprehend it, a scream filled their apartment, then there was silence. (This story is a wild ride with one of the strangest conclusions we've covered on this show, so make sure you stick around to the end.) For 100s more stories like this one, check out my YouTube channel just called "MrBallen" -- https://www.youtube.com/c/MrBallen If you want to reach out to me, contact me on Instagram, Twitter or any other major social media platform, my username on all of them is @MrBallen SPOILERS BELOW THIS POINT: . . . . Main Sources: 1. Phelps, M., 2014. Obsessed. [S.l.]: Kensington Publishing Corp. Print edition 2. Obsessed by William Phelps (Internet Archive) -- https://archive.org/details/obsessed00phel 3. Video: documentary Dateline “Obsession” on YouTube (6 parts): 3a. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YaNGnrOKgc8 3b. Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk92DvGNwFQ 3c. Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt3JuXl3ijs&t=5s 3d. Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFbBjalbc8U&t=2s 3e. Part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvQuZMHuMh0 3f. Part 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O_E0p491UE 4. Kaplan V Davalloo--court documents -- https://casetext.com/case/davalloo-v-kaplan-6 5. Court rejects Sheila Davalloo appeal 20219 -- https://www.supremecourt.gov/DocketPDF/18/18-8958/97423/20190424154225943_00000018.pdf 6. Murderpedia -- https://murderpedia.org/female.D/d/davalloo-sheila.htm 7. Stamford Courant -- https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Closing-arguments-in-Stamford-murder-trial-3146169.php 8. Ranker -- https://www.ranker.com/list/facts-about-sheila-davalloo/cat-mcauliffe 9. Your Tango -- https://www.yourtango.com/2019329939/who-is-sheila-davalloo-facts-convicted-female-murderer-oxygen-snapped-behind-barsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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