The Pennsylvania Paranormal Association - Research and Investigation

File No: 11-20-086
Location:  Clarks Summit, PA - Lackawanna County

Investigation Date and Duration:
October 20, 2011 7:00 PM – 12:30 AM

Location Status:
Three bedroom, two story rental house occupied by two adults and a toddler.

Reported Activity:
The clients have reported seeing shadows and balls of light in the dining room, hearing voices and having an experience wherein their baby woke up screaming. Mom then heard someone call his name in a low, drawn-out voice. When the mom ran with the baby, a shadow followed her to the staircase that leads to the first floor. The family then fled the residence and refused to go back. The family indicated that they will be moving out immediately.

Equipment Utilized:
Digital Camera (1)
Digital Voice Recorders (5)
EMF gauge (4)
Infrared Camcorder (2)
Thermometer (1)
Full Spectrum Camcorder (1)
Laser (2)
Motion Sensor (2)

Investigators Present:




Virginia (Psychic Medium)

Paranormal Weather:
Geomagnetic Field: M Class Flare
Solar X-Rays: Quiet
PWO: Low

Technical Notes: 
Nothing to report

VR1 - Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in second floor front bedroom
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in master bedroom
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in living room/kitchen
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in the son's bedroom
- Digital Voice Recorder: Stationary in command – control device

No physical evidence captured on audio at the time of the investigation.

DVR Cam1
Viewing second floor front bedroom
DVR Cam2
– Viewing master bedroom
DVR Cam3
- Viewing living room, kitchen and hallway
DVR Cam4
- Viewing son's bedroom
Camcorder #1
Mobile with investigators
Camcorder #2
Mobile with investigators
Full Spectrum Camcorder
– Mobile with investigators

No physical evidence captured on video at the time of the investigation.

No photos of evidential value were discovered.

EMF (Electro-Magnetic Field):
Standard baseline readings were taken throughout the building, with expected spikes near electrical appliances. Intermittent EMF spikes were encountered in the son's bedroom, which began almost on demand when Mike asked for anyone present to come close and make the lights light up on a K2 EMF meter. Questions were asked to try and establish if a spirit was present or could influence the meter. No consistent spikes were detected to coincide with questioning, although the meter did continue to detect the presence of an EMF field. No cause for the intermittent meter activity could be found. The meter did not react in this area at any other time during the investigation.

Investigator Feelings / Personal Experiences:

Mark: Nothing to report.

Lauren: Nothing to report.

Mike: Nothing to report.

Virginia: Refer to Psychic Impressions.

Psychic Impressions:
Immediately upon arriving at the home, Virginia picked up the name William. This entity seemed to be very agitated and began speaking very quickly to Virginia, telling her about loss of the home & money. He seemed to be moving in and out very fast, like he wanted to hide his identity. Virginia started her walk-through with the family and, as they went upstairs, felt the male entity run past her on the stairs, as if he wanted to get there before the family and Virginia got to the top of the stairs .Virginia began to go to the bedrooms to the left when she noticed the child that was with the family trying to block her. The child kept running in front of Virginia and, at one point, while Virginia was speaking with the family, the child started to run in circles around her while screaming nonstop. I was as though the entity was manipulating the child to try to cause a diversion for some reason. During the walk- through, Virginia walked into one of the bedrooms and identified this to be the child’s room. She felt that the child was one of the points of interest to this entity, wherein he would purposely wake the child up in the middle night which caused the child to have night terrors. The parents showed a video of the child just waking up terrified as the entity crossed in front of the screen of the video. This confirms what Virginia had been receiving. Virginia feels this entity used the child to upset the parents and force them to move out.

During the investigation, Virginia was in the child’s room when she began having severe pains on the left side of her head and, when she left the bedroom, the pain stopped. Virginia also was receiving splintered information on two different Williams from two different eras; Virginia feels that this was purposely done to confuse her in order to hide the real identity of the entity. At this point, Virginia was told by her Guides and Angels to conduct a clearing quietly with the help from The PPA and not to engage the entity known as William. The information that Virginia received about the two Williams, from both eras, was confirmed.

Virginia was called to this home with The PPA because the renters left the home and will not go back. Virginia feels this is justified because there was a child being affected.

During the investigation on this particular date, no activity was documented that would give conclusive evidence of a haunting or lead investigators to believe that the activity was being caused by natural sources. Investigators were not able to find alternative explanations for the experiences that the clients were reporting, leaving this investigation inconclusive at this time. Investigators did have some unusual EMF meter reactions in the son’s bedroom, but they were not consistent enough to lead investigators to believe anything paranormal was causing it; although no inside or outside source could be found for the intermittent spikes.

Metaphysically, Psychic Medium, Virginia Centrillo, validated the events and experiences that the clients were reporting. The information that Virginia was picking up was confirmed by historic research. Virginia felt the clients were justified in leaving the home and felt the property contained negative energy that was affecting the behavior of the client’s son. Although Virginia did a cleansing of the home, because the clients moved out, there is no way to assess the effectiveness of the cleansing. Virginia gave the clients information on keeping energies up in their next home because the mother of the child is very open in her own way.

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