Ghost Plane Sightings – The B-17

Ghost Plane Sightings - The B-17

On November the 23rd, 1944, a British Royal Air Force antiaircraft unit were going about their daily chores at a base near Belgium when one of the men noticed an approaching aircraft.

The army workers stopped and watched as this huge aircraft started to descend towards them…and release it’s landing gear…


There May be Trouble Ahead…

The men below automatically assumed that the crew on board this flying army fortress must be in some sort of trouble. The landing gear was showing and they were descending at a rapid rate.

It looked very much like this plane needed to make some sort of emergency landing.

But the soldiers were very worried – there were no reports of a inbound ally plane for that day so what exactly was approaching them?

They setup for the emergency landing but also made sure they were fully equipped with their weapons – they had no idea where this plane was coming from?


The Landing

The plane eventually managed to land but it was not what you’d call a ‘stylish landing’ – the plane danced and bounced off the ground but managed to eventually pull up in one piece.

The soldiers stood at the ready – weapons in hand, waiting for the pilots to get out of the plane…but no one did.

B-17 Flying Fortress

After about 15 minutes of standing around scratching their heads, the men decided to board the plane to find out what shape the crew were in.

They half expected to find the crew critically injured over even dead…but not a soul was on board the large aircraft.


The Crew

All over the plane, there were signs that a crew had been on board, but had left in a bit of a hurry. Army kit was left all over the place along with half eaten chocolate bars and various beverages.

When they got to the fuselage they were shocked to find a dozen parachutes neatly wrapped and ready for clipping on.

They then located the log book for the plane and took note that the last words written down were ‘bad flak’.

An official army investigation was launched straight away – whatever happened to the crew of this phantom flight?

The investigation looked into the aircraft’s serial number and discovered that the plane was part of the 91st Bombardment Group. This group had been scheduled to bomb oil refineries in Germany.

Eventually all of the crew members that had been on board the plane were accounted for – they were all alive.


Paranormal Happenings

The crew stated that when they were on their refinery mission the plane began to malfunction in an unexplained way. They were left with no choice other than to split from the rest of the group.

Without warning, they were suddenly hit by an extreme hail of enemy gunfire, which also managed to strike their bomb bay.

There was a huge flash as if one of the plane’s bombs went off – the men knew that the plane was now in serious trouble.

They changed their course and directed the plane towards Brussels, Belgium – there was no way this injured flying machine was going to make it back to Britain.

When both the plane’s engines failed the crew knew the game was up – they abandoned the lifeless aircraft.

Ghost Plane

But when the plane eventually landed in Belgium the engines were in perfect working order, and there was no sign of any damage from enemy fire.

All the crew’s parachutes and jackets were still on the B-17 – how did they manage to abandon the plane?

How did this plane manage to heal itself in mid-flight and land?

What was behind the phantom enemy fire and explosions?

How did the plane eventually manage to land at it’s exact destination…with nobody on board to guide it?

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the subject we have covered here today, please leave them in the comment section below.

The Delhi Purple Sapphire (The Gem of Sorrow)

The Delhi Purple Sapphire (The Gem of Sorrow)

During my recent research for an upcoming article I stumbled across a subject I had heard little about before – a few small snippets here and there online, but nothing more!

Turns out The Delhi Purple Sapphire was also known as The Gem of Sorrow – this was probably the reason I was unable to locate much information on the subject (Google gets fussy like that sometimes!).

Anyway, this cursed object is strangely different to most other paranormal objects – it does not bring death…but hoards of sorrow…


It’s Arrival in England

In 1857 the cursed stone was brought to British shores. It was discovered in India by an English cavalry man named Ferris.

Ferris claimed he had managed to get his hands on the stone by taking it from an ancient temple during an Indian uprising.


Bad, Bad Luck…

From the moment Ferris took the strange stone, his life (and the life of his son) seemed to dive into a downward spiral.

They both lost huge amounts of their wealth whilst their health seemed to get worse by the week (they seemed to catch virus after virus).

The Cursed Delhi Purple Sapphire

Both men blamed the the Delhi Purple Sapphire for their change in fortunes. The gem was eventually removed from the family and sold on to Edward Heron


Heron’s Despair

In 1890 Edward Heron Allen took possession of the Gem of Sorrow. It wasn’t long before he experienced the same fate as the Ferris boys!

Soon after Edward took possession of the purple sapphire he also lost the majority of his fortune.

He apparently publicly blamed the cursed stone and was often furious at social events – always claiming the stone was the working of the devil and it was the sole reason he was failing in life.

Heron eventually had enough of his misfortune – he grabbed the stone in a fit of rage and tossed it far out into the regent’s canal.

He thought that was the last he would ever see of the cursed object…

A week later a local jeweler turned up on Heron’s doorstep with the stone in his possession. He claimed a mysterious stranger had fished it out of the canal and sold it on to him.

The jeweler handed the cursed stone back to Heron.


Protection

Enough was enough – in 1904 Edward Heron decided to study the art of white magic in an attempt to protect himself from the stone.

He locked the purple sapphire in a box that was full of magic sigils and protective talismans, and entombed this box within seven other boxes.

He dug a deep, deep hole in his property’s basement and buried it as deep as it would go!

Following Edward Heron’s eventual death, the stone was dug up from his cellar and donated to the British museum.

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the subject we have covered here today, please leave them in the comment section below.

The Haunted Mannequin – La Pascualita

The Haunted Mannequin - La Pascualita

In the area of Chihuahua in Mexico, a rather creepy mannequin has stood on display in a store window for over 80 years.

This mannequin made its storefront debut in 1930 on March the 25th and became an instant hit with the locals.

But according to local legend, this impressive mannequin isn’t a dummy at all, but the perfectly preserved corpse of the previous owner’s daughter…


La Pascualita – The Haunted Mannequin

The mannequin (La Pascualita) became an instant hit with the public back in 1930 due to the fact it looked the spitting image of the female shop owner.

But many of the locals did not realize that the female shop owner had recently lost her daughter in a bizarre wedding day incident (she was bitten by a black widow spider hours before she was due to wed her sweetheart).

Once the people within this town found out about her tragically deceased daughter they started to believe that this mannequin was not a mannequin at all.

They all thought that the impressive dummy was the corpse of her dead daughter (it didn’t help that both husband and wife decided to dress the mannequin in a wedding dress!).


From Far and Wide…

Word spread….fast. People from all over this area of Mexico turned up to check out this rather creepy figure in the shop window.

It was also met with a large degree outrage.

People were convinced that this was indeed the corpse of the shop owner’s daughter but she insisted it was not.

Instead she claimed that the object had been made in honor of her dead daughter, as she was very heartbroken as she missed her terribly.

The locals did not believe her…but they had no way of proving that the mannequin was in fact a dead body.


Strange Happenings

Within weeks of the mannequin’s controversial storefront debut, strange stories began to surface involving the shop and it’s owners.

Many witnesses would claim that the husband we re-enter the shop late at night and begin talking to the elaborate dummy. They also claimed that the mannequin would talk back to him!

The Dummy's Hands

At times it was reported that he was seen dancing with the mannequin in full flow around the shop’s ground floor.

People also began to notice that the creepy shop display would change positions with no one near it. There were also reports of her eye’s changing direction to look right at passing onlookers.


Modern Day

These days, the regular shop workers at the store are not a happy bunch…and rightly so (imagine being the last one to leave the building!)

Sonia Burciaga, a shop worker says:

“Every time I go near Pascualita my hands break out in a sweat. Her hands are very realistic and she even has varicose veins on her legs. I believe she’s a real person.”

This is an account from a person who has actually changed the clothes of the mannequin on numerous occasions….

Makes you think…doesn’t it?

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the subject we have covered here today, please leave them in the comment section below.

Tips on Dealing with Paranormal Activities

We have listed some of the surefire ways on how you can deal with paranormal activities. We hope that by the end of this article, you will have already been equipped and armed with sufficient knowledge on what to do if you experience one in the future.

Perhaps it is normal to encounter things in life that may weird us out, frighten or scare us, or just outright make us scream at the top of our lungs. Even in this time and age when everything is easily accessible through the Internet, there are just things that Science finds difficult to explain.

Imagine catching yourself alone in your own house and for some reason a drawer opens up and the air is still and you are far away from it.

Who do you call?

For sure, you would have thought of Ghostbusters, but unfortunately, they are not real. But it’s a good thing that paranormal psychics are here to help you answer stranger questions from strange occurrences in your life brought about by paranormal activities.

But first, let us talk about what is the paranormal, because having had a paranormal experience does not necessarily mean you are dealing with ghosts of the dead or spirits from a different world.

These can very well be energies around you which mean you no harm.

Energies are able to communicate and, more often than not, only need help to know what happened to them so they can finally get a closure and move on.

We have listed some of the surefire ways on how you can deal with paranormal activities. We hope that by the end of this article, you will have already been equipped and armed with sufficient knowledge on what to do if you experience one in the future.


Learning Everything You Can About Paranormal

Not everyone is brave enough to do a research about the paranormal, especially at night. That is why we recommend that you do it out in public with the sun up where light is abundant.

We feel secure and safe in places where it is bright. When doing your research, steer clear of websites that have ominous background music or those that have really dark layout and color scheme.

These elements of the website should not distract you from learning what you want to learn. Watch out for websites that delve deep in the subject matter without using words that are unfamiliar to most humans.

You should be able to learn where most paranormal activities, sightings, and manifestations usually occur so you can prepare yourself should you encounter one in the future.


Being Skeptical and Logical at The Same Time Goes a Long Way

There will come a time when your brain will play tricks on you. It will make you see, feel, and hear—and ultimately make you believe—that you are indeed experience an out of this world activity. This happens mostly when we are scared.

Our minds conjure images that are really not there in the first place. What you can do is compose yourself and do not cause a scene, especially if you are in a public space.

Close your eyes and try to think well if there is a logical explanation of what happened. Those scary and weird noises on the second floor may just as well be mice, the wind, or pipes. It could be the television.

If you panic, you will likely cause a disturbance; worse, you might end up embarrassing yourself. Do not discount the fact that your friends may be playing a game with you, in other term, pranking you for fun.

This is not a good thing to do to someone as it may cause trauma and other permanent fear.


Asking For Professional Help

Some spirits, energies, or ghosts would bother you to no end, and it is normal that you feel scared and helpless. When this time comes and you are no longer able to sleep well at night because of this, asking for help from a paranormal psychic is not something that you should be ashamed of.

Professionals that can help you deal with these paranormal activities, sightings, and manifestations can be in the form of an exorcist, a psychic, a clairvoyant, or a medium.

These experts will know what to do with them and are able to provide you with necessary steps on what you can do to stop these from happening.

They will make sure that these spirits—evil or otherwise—are expelled from your property so you can start getting a good night’s sleep again. Amulets and charms are usually given by paranormal psychics to keep you safe from them, but methods are varying.

These professionals are trained to deal with the paranormal and their years of extensive research and psychic will speak for themselves. You may go online and check for their reputation so you can feel better.


Being Around Friends Also Helps

While professionals tend to your house and dispel the energies bugging you there, you can be with friends for the moment. There is strength in number, or so a popular saying goes.

Be with your close friends who would never take advantage of your situation and vulnerability. You may start talking about happy memories from the past to keep you distracted from the situation.

Whether they are your family, your close friends, your roommate, be with the people you trust the most who know how to calm you down in a very stressful situation; people who can easily lighten up the mood.

You can choose to put on a really funny movie and start laughing to your heart’s desire. Eat your favorite comfort food. You can also choose to go to the nearest church, if you are religious, and start praying and giving thanks for the good things you have received so far and ask for perpetual guidance and safety from the evil elements of this world.

There are worlds that coexists with us, and it is important to recognize that. Some entities, although invisible to the naked eye, are following us wherever we go as they are trying to communicate with us.

We hope that this article helped you enough on how you can react if you experience a paranormal activity. If you wish to share more tips, you can leave a comment down below.

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Are Skinwalkers Real?

Are Skinwalkers Real?

The world abounds with tales of supernatural or otherwise cryptic creatures, and North America is no exception.

Along with the ever-elusive Sasquatch or “Bigfoot” run less well-known but even more spine-chilling stories about the Navajo skinwalker.

The skinwalker is believed to be a holy man or sage who is so connected with nature that he or she can assume the form of any animal.

But this amazing ability is not gained without a price: the holy man or witch must perform an evil act, such as murder, before they can unlock this power.

Additionally, they must kill the animal they wish to take the form of, making their connection with nature truly perverse. Are skinwalkers real, or is it just a legend with no credibility?


Navajo

Many people have claimed to have had encounters with skinwalkers. Many Navajo people, especially older ones, believe without a shadow of a doubt that skinwalkers do indeed exist.

They believe so strongly that many of them are reluctant to talk to outsiders about the skinwalkers, fearing that they may attract these terrifying and malicious creatures into their lives.

In addition, it is believed that non-skinwalkers are not allowed to witness the ritual that leads to the creation of skinwalkers, making information even more scarce – the skinwalkers truly are shrouded in mystery.

Example of a Skinwalker

Because older Navajo people are afraid to talk about the skinwalkers, most of our information comes from younger Navajo people who don’t necessarily believe in these tales.

One very interesting point is that many of the stories of encounters with skinwalkers come from people who are not Navajo, even people who have never heard of the skinwalkers and, upon looking for information about what they’ve experienced, come to the conclusion that they have witnessed one of these creatures.

These encounters usually occur on or in very close proximity to Navajo reservations – this fits the skinwalker story, since only Navajo people can become skinwalkers.


Encounters

One woman claims she was driving through Navajo territory at night when suddenly a man appeared, running next to her car. This would be odd even if it weren’t for the fact that the car was driving at sixty miles per hour!

To put that in perspective, the highest speed at which a human has been recorded running is 28 miles per hour.

The man tapped on her window as she was driving, gave a sinister-looking smile, and then ran away at unbelievably high speeds, disappearing into the night.

After researching, she came to the conclusion that she had encountered a skinwalker.

In Sedona, Arizona, not too far from this woman’s encounter, a man claims to have experienced the same thing: a human-like creature running past his vehicle even though he was driving at sixty-five miles per hour!

Arizona is full of stories of encounters with skinwalkers. If they’re real, this is probably no coincidence, since Arizona is the area in which many Navajo people live – evil medicine men or witches among them would have to be the source.

Winslow and Window Rock is especially famous for these encounters; you’d have to be very brave and perhaps stupid to go there looking for a skinwalker (I would not recommend it).

looking for a skinwalker

A second interesting story comes from when a girl was visiting her grandmother in Nevada. The elderly woman was 100 % Navajo, and the little girl remembers her shouting at her brother to “get away from it!”

She then saw a very large, unnatural looking dog which was staring at her grandmother. This dog apparently had yellow eyes.

The grandmother lamented that “it had found her.”

The otherworldly-looking dog eventually left (the girl can’t remember if it was at a high speed or not, as this is what skinwalkers are known for), and shortly thereafter the grandmother moved away from her house, believing fully that she had encountered a skinwalker who was trying to do her harm.

Another encounter occurred when a man living on a farm near Navajo land heard what he thought to be wild dogs outside.

He grabbed his shotgun, hoping to scare them off from the farm, but as soon as he pumped it the dogs looked directly at him, stood up on their hind legs, and ran away at incredible speeds.

Although his family believed in skinwalkers, this man did not; he does now.

Something similar happened in New Mexico, when a woman saw a strange presence outside of her house one night.

At first she thought it was a man, until she got close enough to see that, whatever it was, this bipedal, muscular creature had the head and body of a wolf.

She screamed (as most of us in this situation probably would!) before, again, the entity ran away at an unbelievably high speed.

A man with the body and head of a wolf sounds familiar to those of us interested in folklore: could it be that the so-called “werewolf” is actually a Navajo skinwalker?

The so-called "werewolf" is actually a Navajo skinwalker

One night, a student was taking the bus home from a basketball game. The bus would have to drive through Navajo territory. This is when another eyewitness encounter transpired.

Suddenly, the bus driver sped up to about 85 miles per hour, and the student was surprised by this as the driver was usually very careful.

But then he saw it: a creature running straight towards the bus. The entity, which looked like a wolf-like human and had glowing yellow eyes, made eye contact with the student and smiled, showing off its sharp, canine-like teeth.

All of the other students were asleep, but this student and the bus driver shared a glance, realizing that they had just experienced something truly bizarre.


The Subject of Skinwalkers

Are skinwalkers real? The question is difficult to answer. It’s certainly interesting that so many of these stories share features in common, and that many of the witnesses were non-Navajo people (meaning they didn’t necessarily believe the stories) or had never even heard of the legend of the skinwalkers.

It seems that, usually, the skinwalkers are wolf or dog-like, sometimes with eerie yellow glowing eyes, and capable of running at supernatural speeds.

I wonder if Bigfoot could be a skinwalker who has taken on the form a bear – just imagine a half-human, half-bear creature walking around on two legs and you have something that looks like a Bigfoot.

It seems unlikely, though, since Bigfoot encounters are described all over the country and not just in the southwestern United States…

Himuro Mansion in Japan

Himuro Mansion in Japan

In this article we will be taking a look at the Himuro mansion in Japan. Located on a rocky area within the outskirts of Tokyo, this impressive building hosts many malevolent spirits due to its dark and twisted history…


The Himuro Family

Legend suggests that the Himuro family had a dark responsibility thrown upon them – every half century they were tasked with performing an ancient Shinto ritual.

This ritual centered on raising a woman in secret so that evil forces might eventually enter the world through her limbs (she was effectively torn apart by being strapped to large and powerful oxen).

The final woman that was sacrificed (said to have been in the early 1900’s) managed to strike up a relationship with a local man before her death.

This secret love essentially negated the sacrifice and the heads of the Himuro family became frightened about the demonic force’s response.

Taking a traditional sword, the patriarch murdered his entire family – he felt that this death was a much better option for his family than what the evil forces had in store for them!


Apparitions

Ever since the mass murder of the Himuro family there have been a wide variety of paranormal incidents reported at the location of the house.

The most common of these reports usually involves apparitions of the family members combing the area. These sightings have taken place both in the day and at night.

Apparitions

Witnesses have also reported seeing hand prints made from blood on the mansion walls along with blood splatters…similar to the blood markings left behind by a sword swipe.

Legend has it that the spirits of the mansion have also claimed a few lives over the past century – several bodies have been found with rope marks burnt into their wrists and ankles…


The Twist…

An interesting report from Japan right? But is it true?

The Himuro Mansion is actually best known to gamers who fell in love with the video game Fatal Frame. The creators of this game claim to have based it on the legend of the Himuro Mansion.

The Himuro Mansion is actually best known to gamers

So where is the exact location of this mansion?

Well that seems to divide opinion…but why? Why would the location of such a famous paranormal property be kept under lock and key?

Over the last few years numerous people have come forward online claiming that this story is actually an American urban legend – it has nothing to do with Japan!

There are also those who claim this was a consciously created urban legend – for a viral marketing campaign linked to the game itself!

The urban legend - game screenshot of mansion

Was the presence and the power of the internet the main reason this paranormal report (story) became so popular?

Why do some people still insist that this mansion actually exists and the legend is true?

Is it nothing more than a rather successful attempt at marketing a popular video game?

Please leave your thoughts and opinions in the comment section below.

The Houska Castle Bottomless Pit

The Houska Castle Bottomless Pit

The Houska Castle is a 762-year-old Gothic building that was constructed by locals to seal shut an apparent gateway to the underworld.

Built between 1253 and 1278, in the lush countryside of the Czech Republic, this impressive mansion was put in place in order to seal up a mysterious “bottomless pit”.

Locals were convinced that this mysterious entrance allowed terrifying creatures into the area after sunset and were desperate to put a stop to it.

In this article we will be taking a closer look at the Houska Castle bottomless pit…


The Pit

Local reports indicated that entities would claw their way out of the pit every night. Black winged creatures that were half human and half animal roamed across the countryside.

Villagers were absolutely terrified and refused to leave their homes after sunset, let alone go anywhere near the location of the hole.

Years before the Houska castle was built the hole was actually being used as a form of punishment for local prisoners who had been sentenced to death.

They would be marched to the edge of the pit and thrown into it’s depths. If they survived, and manged to crawl their way back out of the hell hole, their crimes would be forgiven by the locals.

The Pit

Legend has it that the first criminal to face the hole was actually slowly lowered into it’s dark depths. As soon as he disappeared from sight he was heard screaming in pain.

The villagers quickly pulled the young man back up and were horrified to see that he had aged at least 40 years.

His face bore deep, deep wrinkles and his once blonde hair was now completely white.


The Castle

When the building was finally completed it looked much like any other castle in the Czech Republic. But before long, locals brave enough to venture near the structure realized it was far from normal.

The visage of the building appears to have many windows, but upon further inspection, most of them are actually fake.

Strong brick walls have been built behind each of the glass panes that make up the castle’s windows.

The Castle

There are no trading routes near the castle and it was built without fortifications and has no water source.

It’s sole purpose is to cover the pit locals believe is the gateway to hell…


Sealed

Even after the mysterious pit had been sealed by the castle the paranormal reports continued. Workers inside the building would frequently claim they could hear scratching noises through the lower floors of the building.

There were also numerous reports of phantom entities spotted walking the dark and shadowy corridors.

During the war the Nazis opted to use the fortress as a secret headquarters. To this day locals believe they picked this location in an attempt to harness the dark powers contained within the building.


Today

Today, mysterious phenomena can still be witnessed inside Houska Castle’s walls. The location’s chapel was built directly on top of the bottomless pit and tourists frequently report hearing a chorus of screams blasting through the floor.

There have also been numerous reports from inside the chapel regarding a creature that resembles a hybrid of a human, frog, and a bulldog.

reports from inside the chapel

The castle caretakers often report a headless spirit that stumbles through the courtyard. This ghostly image staggers about with crimson blood gushing from the hole where it’s head should be!

Jaromir Simonek now owns the cursed location and he claims that he has personally witnessed paranormal activity within the building.

Apparently Simonek was holding a small party for his friends within the castle walls when his glass of wine began to levitate above the dinner table.

The terrified party members were glued to the spot as they watched the glass rise and then gently lower itself back down to the middle of the table.

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the Houska Castle bottomless pit, please leave them in the comment section below.

The Beauport Incident – Signs of Poltergeist Activity

The Beauport Incident - Signs of Poltergeist Activity

During a recent research trip through the archives of YouTube we came across an incident that seemed to indicate signs of poltergeist activity.

This particular report originates from Beauport, Quebec, back in 1989…and we hadn’t heard of it before!

(Note: The short documentary ‘The Beauport Phenomenon’ is included at the bottom of this article).


Nancy

One August morning in 1989, teenager Nancy slept comfortably in her home on 3566 Mgr Gauthier street when suddenly she was awoken by a loud thunderous bang.

She sat straight up in bed but soon thought the sound had been nothing more than an event in her dream. She peacefully laid back down to resume her early morning doze…

The bang came again…much louder this time!

She got out of bed and noticed a strange hole in her bedroom wall, as she peered into it the banging returned.

Nancy and every other resident of the apartment block evacuated the building onto the street outside.


New Signs of Poltergeist Activity

Over the next couple of weeks the residents of the apartment complex began to hear the same loud banging noise centered in their own apartments.

A group meeting of the families who lived in the complex resulted in the landlord being contacted directly about the strange events.

The baffled landlord decided to call in a team of local geologists and gas technicians in an attempt to get to the root of the loud banging problem.

Both sets of professionals left the building as confused as when they went in – there was no fault to be found in the apartment complex that could cause such a loud noise.


Psychokinetic Forces at Play

Local news and media soon got a hold of the story and quickly labeled it a ‘poltergeist’ case.

One particular news crew decided to film the goings on inside the building…they were shocked by what they actually caught during their live interview.

Watch the video below and pay close attention to the section of the video that runs from the 1 minute, 6 second mark…

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the poltergeist case we have covered here today, please leave them in the comment section below.

The Case of The Bleeding House

The Case of The Bleeding House

On September 8th, 1987, seventy seven year-old Minnie Winston got out of her bath and noticed a pool of blood on the bathroom floor.

On closer inspection she realized that this red liquid was also pouring out of the bathroom walls and covering the hallway floor.

In a panic she immediately thought of her elderly husband, Will, and shouted for him to see if he was alright.

Will appeared at the opposite end of the corridor with no sign of blood on him – the strange red liquid was not the blood of her husband…


The Blood

The elderly couple were understandably terrified by this scene and wasted no time in calling up the local police.

Detective Steve Cartwright investigated the six bedroom brick house on the south side of Atlanta.

His team searched through the house for hours throughout the night but they were unable to locate any signs of a break in. They also made sure nobody injured was hiding inside the house.

Minnie’s husband’s health was fragile and needed professional medical care which involved being hooked up to a dialysis machine everyday.

The police were firmly told by Minnie that this ALWAYS took place at the local medical facility – never inside their home!

Detective Cartwright and his team were pretty much dumbfounded. They collected samples of the blood and left the Winston’s to get some much needed rest for the remainder of the night.


The Results

The lab results concluded that the blood was indeed human and it was from someone with Type O blood. Both Minnie and her husband had different blood types.

Unfortunately for the Winston couple, the story was soon picked up by journalists after the results came through.

The phone would not stop ringing and they were constantly forced to complete interviews to get some sort of peace.

The Newspaper report on the bleeding house

The couple stood by their guns and continually repeated that the blood did not belong to them and that it was in no way a hoax.

The local police never managed to find out where the blood came from and the house at 1114 Fountain Drive become known as The Bleeding House.

Minnie and William Winston never experienced any further incidents with blood at the address.

If you have any thoughts or opinions on the subject we have covered above, please leave them in the comment section below.

The Berini Haunting

The Berini Haunting

Joe Berini, his wife and two of her children from a former marriage moved into one of his ancestral homes in New England towards the end of the 70’s.

The house seemed like an ideal location for the family to peacefully evolve but unfortunately it came with a hidden history that would eventually drive them from their home in search of spiritual help…

The case become known as the Berini haunting.


The First Visitor

The first paranormal visitor the family encountered was that of a little girl one evening in May, 1979. Joe’s wife, Rose, heard the child declaring “Mama, mama, this is Serena.”

She immediately confronted Joe about this apparition but he had no idea who this girl could be – there was no recollection of a young girl named Serena in his family’s past.

Unfortunately Serena was not a spirit that brought a great deal of luck with her – quite the opposite really!

After her first visit their daughter Daisy had to go to the doctors to have her tonsils taken out. What should of been a routine operation turned into a bit of a nightmare.

Little Daisy’s heart actually stopped through complications during the process and she nearly lost her life. Serena’s visit and the near tragedy of Daisy did not go unnoticed in the Berini household.

The First Visitor

On Serena’s second visit Joe’s elderly grandmother suffered from a severe stroke – she never recovered and passed away that cold November night.

Serena’s third visit was during the night when the family were asleep. She gently whispered something in Joe’s ear causing him to wake up abruptly.

He looked over to his wife and noticed she was choking violently in her sleep – he frantically shook her until she eventually woke up.

Once awake, Rosa told Joe that she had been having a nightmare that involved her ex-husband trying to strangle her.


The Little Boy in White

In March 1981, another child made an appearance to Rose. It was the spirit of a little boy dressed in white who seemed to be roaming through the upstairs hall.

The family were never really scared of this little boy – they later told researchers that they felt an overwhelming feeling of comfort whenever he was around.

The Little Boy in White

Serena seemed to appear to the family whenever they needed warnings about impending tragedies, but this little boy simply seemed to be looking for something upstairs.

Joe followed the boy’s silent searches many times until he decided to tear up the floorboards in each of the upstairs rooms. He eventually found a medallion of the Virgin Mary.


Serena and Giorgio

Joe decided to contact some of the his elder relatives to try and find out what was behind these hauntings. He learned that his father, Carlos, had two younger siblings that had died in the house.

One of was a five year old girl named Serena and the other was an eight year old boy named Giorgio.


The Change

On one occasion Joe heard the spirit of the little boy whisper “My oldest brother is the only one who can help me” in his ear. This statement seemed to bring with it a change in the haunting.

For some reason this statement was the key that unlocked a frightening barrage of poltergeist activity.

The Change

Door and windows would open and slam shut, objects would be torn from family member’s hands and ornaments would fly through the air.

The family sought the help of their church and two local priests turned up to bless the house. This blessing seemed to quieten the spirits…but not for long…


A Minister of God

The blessing seemed to eventually wake something terrifying within the house – a male, hunch-backed figure with over-sized feet wearing a black cape.

This grotesque figure claimed to be  “A minister of God” and seemed to be the root of all the severe poltergeist movements within the house.

A Minister of God

He constantly lashed out at the two children and seemed to have Rose in his sights more often than not. He would yank her limp, sleeping body from bed and suspend her in the air before slamming her into the floor.

On one occasion Joe received an emergency phone call in work. He rushed home to find Rose crouched in the corner of their bedroom with the double bed being thrown from one wall to the other.


The Psychical Research Foundation

Enough was enough and the family temporarily moved out of the house. Once again they turned to the church for spiritual help.

This second exorcism seemed to do the trick and no paranormal activity has been reported there since.

Eventually the Berini family invited the Psychical Research Foundation to investigate their claims…

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