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File No: 08-09-009
 
Location: Spring Glenn, PA – Schuylkill County 



Investigation Date and Duration:
November 22nd, 2008   Arrive 4:00 PM / Depart 12:00 AM  

 

 

Reported Activity:
Talking and singing could be heard with no known source coming from within the house. Toys come out of the playroom into the kitchen by themselves, turn on by themselves and move around by unknown causes. The family dog frequently reacts oddly in the playroom and other areas of the house, going into an "attack mode" at unseen factors. An apparition of a little girl was observed in the house. The clients' two year old son speaks often of playing with a boy named David and claims he saw a woman standing in an unoccupied room of the house. The family has heard a man coughing on the second floor and have had a blanket tugged on while in bed.

 
 

 

Location Status:
This is a three story farmhouse built in the 1800’s, currently occupied by two adults and one child.

 



Equipment:
DVR System with four IR cameras 
Digital Cameras (2)
Digital Voice Recorders (8)
EMF gauge (5)
PC Computer
 

Camcorders w/ night shot (4)
IR Boosters (4)

Flashlights
 
Motion Sensor (2) 

Laser (1)


 

                                

         

Investigators Present:
Mark      Lauren
Rich      Chris
Tim

                                           

 

        


Location Weather:
Cold with on and off snow showers

                                         

 

                      

Technical Notes:
- Coal furnace with hot water baseboard heat created noise throughout the home.
- Livestock nearby could be heard from the exterior of the house.

- Nearby Traffic.

 

 

 

EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) Audio:

VR1 (Digital Voice Recorder)  No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR1 was stationary in the playroom on the 2nd floor.

VR2  (Digital Voice Recorder)  This device captured a possible EVP in the form of a whisper, but only a part of what is believed to be several other words that coincide with the time and content of an EVP captured on VR6 and VR7, located in different rooms and on a different floor of the house. The EVP sounds like a sigh on this recording and starts 11 seconds into the clip. It is best heard with headphones, as this one is extremely low in volume. Investigator contamination was ruled out. VR2 was stationary in the son’s bedroom on the 3rd floor. HTML5 Audio Player

VR3  (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR3 was stationary in the attic. 

VR4  (Digital Voice Recorder)  No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR4 was stationary in the spare room on the 3rd floor. 

VR5  (Digital Voice Recorder)  No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR5 was mobile with investigators. 

VR6  (Digital Voice Recorder)  This device captured a possible EVP in the form of a whisper of several words that coincide with the time and content of the EVP captured on VR2 and VR7, located in different rooms. The EVP sounds like or may be “They might be wrong”, and starts 7 seconds into this clip, right after you hear Lauren say, "Better check out Mark and Tim". It is best heard with headphones. Investigator contamination was ruled out. VR6 was stationary in the living room.  HTML5 Audio Player

VR7  (Digital Voice Recorder)  This device captured a possible EVP in the form of a loud whisper that coincides with the time and content of the EVP captured on VR2 and VR6, located in different rooms, and starts 5 seconds into this clip, right after you hear Lauren say, "Better check out Mark and Tim". It is best heard with headphones. Investigator contamination was ruled out. VR7 was stationary in the den just off the living room. HTML5 Audio Player

                                              

To the left is the 3rd floor bedroom where VR2 captured a possible EVP. To the right is the 2nd floor living room where the same EVP was also recorded on VR6, but in a little bit better quality.

 

 

Video:

DVR Cam1 - (Kitchen facing playroom and stairs) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam2 - (Playroom) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam3 - (Son’s bedroom) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam4 - (2nd floor storage room facing hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. 

Camcorder #1 – (Kitchen facing living room) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. 

Camcorder #2 – (Master bedroom facing hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. 

Camcorder #3 – (Mobile with investigators) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. 

Camcorder #4 – (Mobile with investigators) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

                         

 

  

Photographs: 
No photos of evidential value were discovered.
 

 

 

EMF (Electro Magnetic Field):
Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the residence and outlying
areas with expected spikes near electrical appliances. No abnormal readings were present during the investigation
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Investigator Feelings / Experiences 

Mark With Tim in playroom on the 2nd floor and heard noises coming from kitchen. No cause found.

Rich None

Lauren None

Tim With Mark in playroom on the 2nd floor and heard noises coming from kitchen. No cause found.

Chris - None

   

 

 

Conclusion:
During the course of this investigation, investigators were able to rule out some natural factors that could cause the family and the family dog to experience activity. All EMF readings were normal and this theory had to be excluded. Investigators did discover some type of rodent, such as a bat or mouse, making noise in a wall of the child’s bedroom on the 3rd floor. Investigators initially believed that this may be a reason for the family dog to appear to be barking at an empty room, but the dog had spent quite a bit of time in this room on camera with no response to whatever was making noise in the wall, nor did the dog give any indication that he smelled a rodent.

Two investigators, Mark and Tim, were present in the playroom on the 2nd floor and heard various banging and knocking noises coming from the adjoining kitchen that could not be identified or a source located.

A possible whisper was picked up on three of the stationary audio recorders placed in three different locations and on two different floors of the house. The whisper sounds like a complete sentence and investigator contamination was ruled out as a cause.

Based solely on the investigation from this date, there is not enough evidence to prove or disprove a haunting either way. ThePPA believes the clients to be credible witnesses to the activity and in no way discredit their accounts. With allof  the information gathered from interviews and investigative means, there does not appear to be anything negative or threatening happening at this location, however  unsettling for the family. Based on the report of activity and a possible EVP being captured, ThePPA believes future investigations should be conducted to establish the cause of the activity and will continue to work with the family at their request.



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