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File No: 09-02-013
Location: Confidential Location, PA




Investigation Date and Duration: 
January 16
th, 2009   Arrive 7:00pm / Depart 1:00am
January 17
th, 2009   Arrive 8:00pm / Depart 1:30am


Location Status:

This is an active two story administrative office building in the original part of a housing complex built in the 1800's with a full basement used to store records.

 

Reported Activity:

Employees have reported seeing shadows pass by certain areas of the building. A possible apparition of a man has been seen in another area along with feelings that they are not alone or that they are being watched. When working at a desk, employees have also reported seeing someone walk by and when they turn to look, no one is there.


Equipment:
DVR System with four IR cameras
Digital Cameras (2)
Digital Voice Recorders (5)
EMF gauge (5)
Camcorders w/night shot (5)
IR Boosters (4)
Flashlights
Motion Sensor (2)
Thermometer (3)

Investigators Present:
DAY#1                  DAY#2

Mark                     Mark
Lauren                   Tim
Chris                      Paulette
Tim                        Jenn


Location Weather:
Cold, dry and clear
Geomagnetic Field: Quiet
Solar X-Rays: Unknown

Technical Notes:

- Intermittent high volume space heater noise and     water line noise both in the basement were taken     into account during review.
- Rapid battery drain occurred in a digital camera       and two voice recorders.


AUDIO and EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon):
DAY#1

VR1 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR1 was mobile with investigators.

VR2 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR2 was mobile with investigators.

VR3 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR3 was stationary in the basement hallway to the right of the stairwell.

VR4 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR4 was stationary in the area at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor.

DAY#2

VR1 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR1 was mobile with investigators.

VR2 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR2 was stationary in the area at the top of the stairs on the 2nd floor.

VR3 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR3 was stationary in the basement hallway to the right of the stairwell.

VR4 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR4 was mobile with investigators.

VR5 (Digital Voice Recorder) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation. VR2 was stationary in the end room to the left of the stairwell in the basement.



VIDEO: DAY#1

DVR Cam1 - (Viewing staircase and area at the top of stairs on the 2nd floor) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

DVR Cam2 - (Viewing entire 2nd floor hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

DVR Cam3 - (Viewing basement hallway to the left of the stairwell) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 

DVR Cam4 - (Viewing basement hallway to the right of the stairwell) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #1 – (Viewing 1st floor hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #2 **(Mobile with Team 1) At 11:38PM, this device captured a photocopy machine turn on by itself and begin to warm up. The camcorder was stationary at the time in an administrative office on the 1st floor.

Camcorder #3 (Mobile with Team 2) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

VIDEO: DAY#2

DVR Cam1 - **(Viewing staircase and area at the top of stairs on the 2nd floor) At 12:41PM, this camera captured our motion sensor activate with no known cause and no apparent movement nearby. The building was unoccupied at this time. 

DVR Cam2 - (Viewing entire 2nd floor hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam3 - (Viewing basement hallway to the left of the stairwell) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.
 
DVR Cam4 - (Viewing basement hallway to the right of the stairwell) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #1 – ** (Mobile with Team 2) At 12:39AM, this device captured a knocking noise in the 2nd floor hallway while investigators were sitting in a nook area farther down the hall just to the left of the staircase. No source could be found for the noise.

Camcorder #2 (Viewing 1st floor hallway) No physical evidence captured on this device at the time of the investigation.

Camcorder #3 ** (Mobile with Team 1) This device recorded unusual K2 EMF meter activity in the end room to the right of the basement stairwell on three separate visits throughout the night. During EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) questioning sessions, the K2 would seemingly respond to questions at times but failed to respond at other times. Despite the inconsistency in responses to questioning, the fact that the K2 was so active with no known source was interesting in itself. Many prior sweeps of this area revealed no EMF fields or fluctuations. At the time of the activity, EMF’S measured from 1.0 to 20+ milligauss. This activity was backed up by a second K2 meter to rule out any malfunctions.  **Also refer to below EMF (Electro-magnetic Field) section.

Note: All video recordings have been provided to the client but will not be posted as per confidentiality agreement.



Photographs:
No photos of evidential value were discovered.



EMF (Electro Magnetic Field):

Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the building and outlying areas with expected spikes near electrical appliances.

During EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) questioning sessions in the end room to the right of the basement stairwell in the basement on Day#2, a K2 EMF meter would seemingly respond to questions at times but failed to respond to questions at other times. Despite the inconsistency in responses to questioning, the fact that the K2 was so active with no known source was interesting in itself. Many prior sweeps of this area revealed no EMF fields or fluctuations. This activity was backed up by a second K2 meter to rule out any malfunctions. **Also refer to above Camcorder#3 section.

Investigator Feelings / Experiences:
DAY#1

Mark while taking the initial tour of the building, Mark felt chills go up his spine in several areas of the basement.

Lauren while on the 2nd floor, sitting in the hallway cubby at 9:04PM, Lauren felt as if something brushed the back of her hand and made the hairs stand up.

Tim – while in the end room to the right of the stairwell with Chris, Tim had the feeling that there was a presence with them. After asking a few questions, K2 EMF activity began occurring and Tim felt this presence more strongly and felt a breeze on the back of his neck.

Chris – while in the basement in an area to the right of the stairwell around 12:47AM, Chris reported hearing what sounded like a radio off in the distance and something that sounded like a moan.


DAY#2

Mark – None

Tim – while in the basement “clothing storage room” around 9:10PM, Tim thought he saw something moving on several occasions but when he turned to look, nothing was there. A short time later, K2 EMF meter activity was noted and Tim had cold chills so bad he had to rub his neck. A few minutes later in the far end room of the basement, Tim once had the feeling of a presence that accompanied significant K2 EFM meter activity that seemingly responded to some questioning. Later in the night, Tim returned to this room around 11:45PM with Jenn and had an even stronger feelings that there was a presence with them. The K2 meter seemed to react to almost every question on this sweep. Tim called for Mark to bring a camcorder and then felt as if something rushed passed him. The K2 activity seemed to decrease significantly after that point.

Paulette had the feeling that someone was standing at the top of the stairs on the second floor watching her as she was sitting down below.

Jenn while in a second floor office at 10:30PM, Jenn stated she saw what looked like a head and shoulders pop out from a side room and block out part of the hallway that was lit at the far end.



Conclusion:

During the course of this two night investigation, investigators had many personal experiences and feelings in various areas of the building. A few unusual events of significance took place, such as a copy machine turning on by itself, rapid battery drain on three different pieces of equipment and a motion detector activation when no one was in the building. Our teams experienced significant K2 EMF meter activity, notably in the basement far right end that seemed to react to questioning at times but failed to react at other times. The mere fact that the K2 meter was active in this location in itself was interesting being that there is no identifiable source that could be found and it did not occur consistently as it should from a natural source.

With the variety of events that took place at this location, ThePPA feels that there is some type of activity occurring that is “above the normal” or "paranormal" but there is not enough physical evidence at this time to conclude that a haunting is taking place. ThePPA will continue to work with the clients upon request to conduct further on site studies of the activity and attempt to identify the origin of the intermittent high EMF fields

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