MonsterQuest: Ghosts (Season 2, Episode 3) | Full Episode | History

>> female narrator: PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD REPORT SEEING SOMETHING THAT SCARES THEM >> SOMETHING ACTUALLY PUSHED ME FROM BEHIND >> narrator: AND THEY SAY THEY’VE GOT THE EVIDENCE TO PROVE IT ON VIDEO >> IT DID IT AGAIN >> narrator: IN PHOTOGRAPHS, ON AUDIOTAPE VOICES THAT SEEM TO COME OUT OF NOWHERE >> I MEAN, I CAN HEAR THAT YOU CAN HEAR THAT >> narrator: DOES BRAND-NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY FINALLY GIVE US ANSWERS? >> THIS IS, AGAIN, ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO SCIENTIFICALLY PROVE YOUR EXISTENCE >> narrator: MONSTER QUEST INVESTIGATES AT ONE OF HISTORY’S BLOODIEST CRIME SCENES >> MRS. BORDEN HAD RECEIVED 19 HITS TO HER HEAD >> narrator: IN WHAT’S BEEN CALLED THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN AMERICA >> YOU GOT TO LISTEN TO THIS I WOULD CONSIDER THEM TO BE SPIRIT VOICES >> male narrator: WITNESSES AROUND THE WORLD REPORT SEEING MONSTERS ARE THEY REAL OR IMAGINARY? SCIENCE SEARCHES FOR ANSWERS ON MONSTER QUEST >> female narrator: MORE THAN 1/3 OF AMERICANS BELIEVE IN GHOSTS, THAT SPIRITS OF THE LONG DEPARTED LINGER IN THE WORLD OF THE LIVING >> I ACTUALLY FELT SOMETHING BRUSH BETWEEN THE LOWER PARTS OF MY LEGS >> WE HEARD FOOTSTEPS RIGHT ABOVE US IN THE HALLWAY IN THE KITCHEN >> OUT OF THE CORNER OF MY EYE, I THOUGHT I SAW SOMETHING BLUE PASSING ME >> ALL OF THE SUDDEN, MY LEGS, WHICH WERE DRAPED OVER THE SIDE OF THE BED HERE, JUST STARTED PICKING UP ON THEIR OWN >> narrator: MANY OF THESE PARANORMAL INCIDENTS HAVE BEEN CAUGHT ON FILM OR VIDEO >> DID ANYBODY MOVE BACK AND STEP ON THE WIRE? >> narrator: THIS MAN SAYS AN UNSEEN HAND MOVED HIS VIDEO CAMERA IN A HAUNTED HOUSE >> YOU CAN HEAR AND SEE THAT THERE IS SOMETHING PHYSICALLY MOVING THE CAMERA, BUT IT DOESN’T APPEAR ON THE CAMERA >> I CAN SEE SEVERAL ANOMALIES MOVING LEFT TO RIGHT, UP AND DOWN >> RIGHT THERE, SEE? >> UH-HUH >> narrator: THIS MAN SAYS HIS CAMERA FILMED GHOSTS ON A CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD >> LOOK >> THERE’S NOBODY DOWN THERE >> narrator: TELEVISION NEWSCASTS REPORTED THIS AMATEUR VIDEO MIGHT HAVE CAPTURED A PARANORMAL APPARITION RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE VATICAN BASILICA >> AND RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE TOMB HERE IT’S ALL CLEAR AND THERE WILL BE A GHOST COMING UP >> YOU HEARD CORRECTLY HE SAID GHOST >> narrator: AND THIS STRANGE BLUE FIGURE HAS BECOME KNOWN AS THE BLUE GHOST OF PARMA AFTER IT WAS RECORDED ON AN OHIO GAS STATION SECURITY CAMERA AND BROADCAST ON NATIONAL TV TECHNOLOGY CAPTURED THIS EVIDENCE CAN SCIENCE AUTHENTICATE IT AS PARANORMAL? MONSTER QUEST GATHERED TOGETHER THE MOST COMPELLING EVIDENCE OUT THERE TO BE ANALYZED BY EXPERTS FOR CLUES TO ITS AUTHENTICITY >> SO THIS IS THE SOFA ON WHICH ANDREW WAS KILLED >> narrator: BUT MONSTER QUEST WILL ALSO GENERATE NEW EVIDENCE INVESTIGATING WHAT MAY BE ONE OF THE MOST HAUNTED PLACES IN AMERICA, THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE, USING THE HIGHEST RESOLUTION THERMAL CAMERA IN USE TODAY ALL EVIDENCE WILL BE SUBMITTED FOR ANALYSIS IN SEARCH OF PROOF OF THE PARANORMAL A PARANORMAL EYE WITNESS MAY, IN SOME CASES, SIMPLY REPORT FEELING THE PRESENCE OF A GHOST BUT IN THE RAREST CASES, THE SPIRIT IS A FULL-BLOWN APPARITION, CONSISTING OF A MISTY HUMAN-SHAPED PRESENCE VISIBLE ONE MINUTE THEN GONE THE NEXT ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING PARANORMAL APPARITIONS EVER CAPTURED WAS SHOT ON A CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD IN GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA >> WE JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE WHAT WE HAD SAW WE KIND OF FIGURED IT WAS PARANORMAL >> narrator: THE UNDERWOOD FAMILY SHOT THIS AT A PLACE CALLED TRIANGULAR FIELD IN THE FALL OF 2001 >> THERE’S ANOTHER SPARKLE YOU SEE WHAT I’M SEEING? >> LOOK AT THAT >> LOOKED LIKE SHADOWS OR SOMETHING MOVING ACTUALLY THROUGH THE TREES AND ON THE FIELD >> NO >> RIGHT THERE, SEE? >> UH-HUH >> LOOK >> narrator: THEY CLAIM THESE ARE GHOSTS CROSSING THE BATTLEFIELD >> THEY WAS ACTUALLY MOVING IN SO MANY DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS WE JUST COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT WE HAD CAPTURED THIS >> narrator: 8,000 MEN DIED HERE OVER THREE DAYS IN 1863

THEIR BATTERED BODIES LITTERED THE FIELDS >> I REALLY BELIEVE THAT IT WAS ACTUALLY SOLDIERS AND HORSES COMING UP THE FIELD, ACTUALLY, FOR A BATTLE >> narrator: MICHAEL GOLDSWORTHY, A FORMER POLICE INVESTIGATOR, WILL USE STATE-OF-THE-ART SOFTWARE TO ENHANCE THIS FOOTAGE >> THE OCEAN SYSTEMS DTECTIVE PACKAGE ACTUALLY CLARIFIES VIDEO AND BRINGS OUT DETAILS THAT YOU NORMALLY WOULDN’T BE ABLE TO SEE >> narrator: AND MORE DETAIL COULD PROVIDE NEW CLUES TO PROVE ITS AUTHENTICITY THE SEARCH FOR PROOF OF THE PARANORMAL WILL ALSO UTILIZE AUDIO EVIDENCE THIS IS THE VOICE OF A GHOST, ACCORDING TO THIS INVESTIGATOR IT WAS CAPTURED USING A TECHNIQUE CALLED ELECTRONIC VOICE PHENOMENON OR EVP >> THERE’S ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS THERE’S VOICES OF LOVED ONES THAT YOU CAN IDENTIFY WITH >> narrator: AL RAUBER HAS BEEN INVESTIGATING PARANORMAL ACTIVITY FOR 40 YEARS HE SAYS THE EVP METHOD IS SIMPLE ASK A QUESTION AND RECORD AND VOICES WILL FILL THE SILENCE THAT FOLLOWS >> SOUNDS THAT AREN’T AUDIBLE, YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU’RE DOING THE RECORDING, BUT WHEN YOU LISTEN BACK TO THE RECORDING, THERE’S VOICES >> narrator: CRITICS SAY THESE VOICES MAY BE COMING FROM RADIO BROADCASTS OR THAT PEOPLE ARE IMAGINING A VOICE AMID WHITE NOISE BUT FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE, IT’S NOT IMAGINATION IF IT’S ON TAPE >> MY SON DIED IN 2004 HE WAS 16 YEARS OLD AND HEARING FROM HIM IS THE MOST AMAZING THING I’VE EVER ENCOUNTERED >> narrator: DEBBIE CARUSO IS A NEW YORK WOMAN WHOSE TEENAGE SON DIED IN AN ACCIDENT IN MEXICO SOON AFTER, SHE TRIED USING EVP TO REACH HIM >> I WAS REALLY EXCITED TO HEAR THAT WE’D BE ABLE TO SPEAK TO THEM AND DIDN’T BELIEVE IT >> narrator: SHE USED A SIMPLE PROGRAM ALREADY IN HER LAPTOP COMPUTER >> IT TAKES TIME AND TRAINING, BUT AFTER YOU RECORD FOR A LONG TIME, THE VOICES GET LOUDER, AND THEY GET STRONGER AND NOW ANYONE CAN HEAR THEM MY SON JOEY LEFT ME THIS MESSAGE ON HIS 20th BIRTHDAY IT SAYS “MA, I LOVE YOU.” >> narrator: TRYING TO COMMUNICATE WITH DEPARTED LOVED ONES IS NOTHING NEW IN THE 19th CENTURY, SEANCES RUN BY MEDIUMS BECAME A HUGELY POPULAR WAY TO TRY TO REACH THE DEAD BUT WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF THE CAMERA, GATHERING TANGIBLE EVIDENCE OF THE PARANORMAL NOW BECAME A SCIENCE >> I MEAN, IT’S ONE THING FOR SOMEONE TO START TALKING IN A DIFFERENT VOICE OR ALLEGING THAT THEY’RE CHANNELING SOMEONE IN THAT WAY, BUT IT’S QUITE ANOTHER TO SEE SOMETHING TANGIBLE >> narrator: EARLY PARANORMAL PHOTOGRAPHS DISPLAYED EVERYTHING FROM FLOATING HEADS, SHROUDED FIGURES, AND EVEN MEDIUMS EXUDING PARANORMAL GOO CALLED ECTOPLASM WHILE MOST EARLY GHOST PHOTOS WERE FAKES, THIS 1936 PHOTOGRAPH OF AN APPARITION ON A STAIRCASE IN AN ENGLISH ESTATE IS STILL TALKED ABOUT TODAY >> THE BROWN LADY OF RAYNHAM HALL WAS ARGUABLY THE MOST FAMOUS GHOST PHOTO EVER >> narrator: THE HOUSE HAD A REPUTATION FOR BEING HAUNTED >> AND WHEN IT WAS DEVELOPED, THEY HAD THIS SORT OF HUMAN SHAPE >> narrator: TAKEN OVER 70 YEARS AGO, THIS PHOTO CONTINUES TO CAUSE CONTROVERSY >> PEOPLE HAVE CHECKED OUT THE NEGATIVES, SAID IT’S ON THE NEGATIVE SO WHATEVER IT WAS, THEY ABSOLUTELY GOT A PICTURE OF IT >> THEY BECOME LEGENDARY FOR BEING REAL PICTURES OF GHOSTS AND THAT’S ALL THAT EVER HAPPENS YOU RARELY READ ANY TECHNICAL DETAIL ON ANY OF THOSE PHOTOGRAPHS >> narrator: BUT TODAY, THE TECHNICAL DETAIL NEEDED TO PROPERLY ANALYZE PARANORMAL EVIDENCE EXISTS DAVID MANGANELLI IS A PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR WITH NEARLY 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE >> READY, AL? >> YEAH >> narrator: HE AND AL RAUBER WILL LEAD THE SEARCH FOR NEW EVIDENCE THAT SEARCH WILL TAKE PLACE IN FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS, AT THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE, LOCATION OF THE SENSATIONAL DOUBLE MURDERS OF LIZZIE’S PARENTS, ANDREW AND ABBY BORDEN THEY ARE JUST SOME OF THESE SPIRITS WITNESSES SAY THEY’VE ENCOUNTERED HERE >> THE BORDEN CASE IS REALLY INTERESTING, BECAUSE IT WAS THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY BACK IN AUGUST OF 1892 >> narrator: ON THE MORNING OF AUGUST 4th, 1892, ABBY BORDEN WAS UPSTAIRS IN THE GUEST BEDROOM

THE KILLER ENTERED AND APPROACHED HER FROM BEHIND, CARRYING AN AX, USING IT TO STRIKE HER AGAIN AND AGAIN UNTIL SHE WAS DEAD [camera flash] DOWNSTAIRS, ANDREW BORDEN HAD RETURNED HOME AND LAID DOWN TO TAKE A NAP IN THE PARLOR SOMEONE APPROACHED THE ROOM, AX IN HAND THE FIRST BLOW STRUCK HIM IN THE HEAD HE MAY HAVE AWOKEN TO SEE HIS ATTACKER, BUT IT WAS TOO LATE AGAIN THE AXE FELL, OVER AND OVER LIZZIE WAS THE PRIME SUSPECT BUT WAS ACQUITTED AT A TRIAL THAT MESMERIZED THE NATION AND NOW, MORE THAN A CENTURY LATER, THERE ARE REGULAR REPORTS OF STRANGE HAPPENINGS IN THIS HOUSE >> THERE IS A LOT OF VOICES, FOOTSTEPS, SOUNDS, OBJECTS MOVING, THINGS LIKE THAT >> MY FIRST PERSONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE HOUSE HERE WAS NOT LONG AFTER WE HAD PURCHASED IT IN JUNE OF 2004 I WENT TO THE BASEMENT AND I WALKED OFF THE BOTTOM STEP AND TOOK A STEP FORWARD INTO WHAT FELT LIKE A WALK-IN FREEZER I FELT WHAT FELT LIKE TWO FINGERS BEING RUN DOWN MY BACK AND I STOPPED DEAD IN MY TRACKS >> IT’S POSSIBLE ANDREW AND ABBY BORDEN MIGHT STILL BE LINGERING, LOOKING FOR SOME KIND OF DIVINE JUSTICE ALL THESE YEARS LATER >> narrator: FOR THE INVESTIGATION, THE HOUSE WILL BE RIGGED WITH SEVEN VIDEO CAMERAS, ALL FEEDING INTO ONE CENTRAL LOCATION, RECORDING ACTIVITY ALL NIGHT INTO THE PREDAWN HOURS AL RAUBER WILL RECORD AUDIO, LOOKING FOR PARANORMAL VOICES AND DAVE MANGANELLI WILL SHOOT WITH A NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART INFRARED CAMERA NEVER BEFORE USED IN A PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION THE EVIDENCE COLLECTED THROUGHOUT THE EVENING MIGHT PROVE THE EXISTENCE OF SPIRITS IN THIS HOUSE ONCE AND FOR ALL >> both: ♪ LIZZIE BORDEN ♪ ♪ TOOK AN AX ♪ ♪ AND GAVE HER MOTHER ♪ ♪ 40 WHACKS ♪ >> OKAY, STOP IT NOW WHOA MAYBE BACK IT– WHY WOULD THIS BE SO DARK? >> narrator: WHILE PARANORMAL INVESTIGATORS SPECIFICALLY TRIED TO PROVE THE EXISTENCE OF GHOSTS, SOMETIMES THE MOST COMPELLING EVIDENCE IS CAPTURED BY ACCIDENT, BY ORDINARY PEOPLE SHOOTING HOME VIDEO >> EVERY NOW AND THEN, EVERY FEW YEARS, SOME PIECE OF FOOTAGE MAKES THE NEWS, LIKE THE KID WHO CAPTURED SOMETHING AT THE VATICAN IN ROME >> narrator: THIS VIDEO WAS TAKEN IN 2006 INSIDE ST. PETER’S BASILICA BY A TOURIST FROM VANCOUVER, AND IT TURNED UP IN A CANADIAN NEWSCAST >> WATCH THIS VACATION HOME VIDEO CLOSELY AND CAREFULLY DID YOU SEE IT? >> RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE TOMB HERE, IT’S ALL CLEAR AND THERE WILL BE A GHOST COMING UP >> YOU HEARD CORRECTLY HE SAID GHOST >> narrator: IT SHOWS A STRANGE ROBED FIGURE HOVERING IN THE AIR VIDEOTAPE EDITOR SHANE DEBRASIO EXAMINED THE FOOTAGE FRAME BY FRAME >> IT’S DEFINITELY CLEAR IN THIS FRAME BY THE–REFLECTION OF THE LIGHT SHOWS US THAT THIS JACKET IS BEING SUPPORTED BY A STICK THERE’S A STICK RIGHT THERE >> narrator: TOUR GUIDES OFTEN DRAPE JACKETS OR SCARVES ON LONG STICKS TO KEEP THEMSELVES VISIBLE TO THEIR TOUR GROUPS SO THE FAMED VATICAN GHOST ISN’T A SPIRIT AT ALL BUT JUST A MARKER IN A CROWDED TOURIST DESTINATION A GAS STATION IN PARMA, OHIO, WAS THE LOCATION OF ANOTHER ACCIDENTAL GHOST-LIKE APPARITION CAUGHT ON TAPE IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT IN 2007, APPEARING ON VIDEO FROM ONE OF THE STATION’S SECURITY CAMERAS >> I HONESTLY THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE A PIECE OF DIRT WHEN I FIRST SEEN IT >> narrator: BUT OTHERS CALL THE BLUE FIGURE A GHOST IT HOVERS THEN MOVES AROUND THE SCREEN >> SEE IT COMING? I SEEN IT ACTUALLY FLYING IN TO THE CAMERA SYSTEM AND STAYED THERE FOR ABOUT 40 MINUTES AND THEN MOVED FROM THE STANDING POSITION TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN >> IT MOVES UP AND DOWN AND LEFT AND RIGHT, BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE ANY TIME OF SET PATTERN TO IT >> narrator: MIKE HAMED, PRESIDENT OF AUTOMATED SURVEILLANCE, INSTALLED THE SECURITY CAMERAS AT THE STATION IN 2006

THE CAMERAS ARE INFRARED >> INFRARED TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS THE CAMERA TO SEE IN PITCH BLACK CONDITIONS, WHICH HUMANS CANNOT SEE WITH THE NAKED EYE >> narrator: MIKE HAMED WILL CONSTRUCT AN EXPERIMENT TO SEE IF HE CAN MANIPULATE THE IMAGE TO RECREATE THE PHENOMENA HIMSELF WHY WOULD THERE BE GHOSTS AT THIS SITE? SOME HAVE SPECULATED THAT THE STATION MIGHT BE BUILT ON A NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL GROUND BUT A TOWN HISTORIAN SAYS NO ONE HAS EVER FOUND ONE >> AND THE RECORDS HAVE SHOWN THAT FOR 150 YEARS PRIOR TO SETTLERS COMING–AND THAT WAS IN 1816 THAT THE FIRST SETTLERS CAME–THERE WERE NO INDIANS LIVING IN THIS AREA THEY MAY HAVE AT ONE TIME MOST OF THEM HAD BEEN RUN OUT AND RUN OFF AND KILLED AND THE LIKE >> narrator: COULD THERE BE ANOTHER EXPLANATION? ARE THOSE WHO SEE GHOSTS MERELY SEEING WHAT THEY WANT TO SEE? >> OUR SENSORY APPARATUS IS CERTAINLY QUITE FALLIBLE AND, YOU KNOW, QUITE READILY INFLUENCED BY WHAT WE BELIEVE, WHAT WE EXPECT >> narrator: PROFESSOR MICHAEL LYONS HAS STUDIED THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND PARANORMAL BELIEFS >> I THINK SOME PEOPLE JUST ARE LOOKING FOR ANSWERS AND OTHER OUTLETS IN OUR SOCIETY MAY NOT AS READILY PROVIDE THOSE KINDS OF ANSWERS PEOPLE WHO ARE MORE ANXIOUS TEND TO BELIEVE IN THE PARANORMAL, PEOPLE WHO ARE MORE AFRAID OF DYING ANOTHER TRAIT ASSOCIATED WITH BELIEF IN THE PARANORMAL IS INTOLERANCE OF AMBIGUITY THAT IS, PEOPLE WHO NEED ANSWERS MORE ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE THE PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN THE PARANORMAL >> narrator: AT THE BORDEN HOUSE IN MASSACHUSETTS, THE SEARCH FOR NEW EVIDENCE IS BEGINNING AL RAUBER AND DAVE MANGANELLI ARRIVE EARLY TO PREPARE FOR THE NIGHT AHEAD PARANORMAL ACTIVITY HAS BEEN REPORTED THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE: IN THE BASEMENT, ON THE SECOND FLOOR, AND MORE RECENTLY, ON THE THIRD FLOOR IN THE MAID’S ROOM AND DOWN THE HALL, WHERE A CARETAKER LIVED IN THE 1990s RECENTLY, THERE’S BEEN A SURGE OF ACTIVITY IN THAT ROOM >> THE FIRST TIME I COULD ACTUALLY FEEL AN UNSEEN HAND ON ME, THAT’S WHEN IT WAS ENOUGH FOR ME >> narrator: TIM WEISBERG HAD HIS VERY FIRST PHYSICAL ENCOUNTER WITH A HAUNTING SPIRIT IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM >> MY LEGS, WHICH WERE DRAPED OVER THE SIDE OF THE BED HERE, JUST STARTED PICKING UP ON THEIR OWN, AND I COULD FEEL THE HANDS ENVELOPING AROUND MY ANKLES AND THAT’S WHEN I SAID, “OKAY, WAIT A MINUTE, THAT’S NOT, YOU KNOW, THE WIND THAT’S NOT ANYTHING ELSE THAT’S DEFINITELY, YOU KNOW, SOMETHING PICKING IT UP AND PULLING.” >> narrator: IN AUGUST, 2007, MATT MONIZ AND HIS GHOST-HUNTING GROUP WERE VIDEOTAPING IN THE SAME ROOM WHEN ONE OF THEIR CAMERAS MOVED BY ITSELF >> THE CAMERA TURNED AT ROUGHLY A 45-DEGREE ANGLE NOW, WHEN THIS HAPPENED, I THOUGHT MAYBE SOMEBODY HAD KICKED THE WIRING TO THE CAMERA SHE RESET THE CAMERA BACK TO ITS ORIGINAL POSITION SHE PHYSICALLY WATCHED AND HEARD THE CAMERA PICK UP AND TURN TO FOCUS DIRECTLY BACK AT HER WITH NOBODY ELSE NEAR IT >> IT DID IT AGAIN! >> I HEARD THAT THIS TIME >> WE HEARD IT I WAS RIGHT HERE >> I HEARD IT >> narrator: DAVE WILL SPEND SOME TIME EXPLORING THE CHIMNEY ROOM WITH THE FLIR THERMAL CAMERA IT IS THE HIGHEST RESOLUTION HANDHELD INFRARED THERMAL CAMERA EVER MADE >> SO THIS IS THE SOFA ON WHICH ANDREW WAS KILLED >> narrator: THE CAMERA IS NORMALLY USED BY INDUSTRY AND MILITARY TO SEE HEAT ENERGY INVISIBLE TO THE HUMAN EYE >> ‘CAUSE WE CAN’T SEE IN THE INFRARED, BUT THE CAMERA CAN SO IF IT’S GIVING OFF HEAT, THE CAMERA WILL SPOT IT NOW, THAT CAN’T BE NO HELP IT’S NOTHING PARANORMAL >> narrator: ROBERT MADDING HEADS TRAINING FOR FLIR SYSTEMS, MANUFACTURER OF THE CAMERA THIS MODEL, THE MOST SENSITIVE OF FLIR CAMERAS, IS BEING USED FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN A PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION >> SO FOR PEOPLE THAT THAT BELIEVE THAT GHOSTS HAVE SUBSTANCE, AND IF THAT SUBSTANCE HAS A TEMPERATURE TO IT, THEN THE CAMERA HAS A POSSIBILITY OF PICKING IT UP >> PEOPLE REPORT BEING TOUCHED PEOPLE REPORT HEARING VOICES THAT THEY CAN’T TRACE A SOURCE TO AND THEN, OF COURSE, SEEING THINGS, WHICH IS THE MOST RARE >> narrator: ACCORDING TO ACCOUNTS, LIZZIE BORDEN’S MURDERED PARENTS ARE NOT THE ONLY GHOSTS HERE >> IT’S BELIEVED THAT THE THIRD FLOOR IS HAUNTED BY THE SPIRITS OF TWO CHILDREN >> narrator: TOWN HISTORY

REVEALS THAT IN 1848, IN THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR, ANOTHER DOUBLE MURDER TOOK PLACE IN ANOTHER BORDEN FAMILY THE MOTHER OF THE FAMILY KILLED HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HOUSE >> THEY WERE DROWNED IN A CISTERN ON THE BORDEN PROPERTY AND TODAY THEY’RE BELIEVED TO POSSIBLY BE HAUNTING THIS HOUSE ON OCCASION >> ANOTHER SPIRIT THAT SEEMS TO BE INHABITING OUR THIRD FLOOR IS THAT OF MICHAEL MICHAEL IS A FORMER CARETAKER OF THE HOUSE, AND HE WORKED FOR THE FORMER OWNER AND NOT LONG AFTER HE MOVED OUT, IT’S SAID THAT HE DIED IN A FIRE OUT IN CONNECTICUT HE FELL ASLEEP SMOKING >> narrator: SO FIVE VIOLENT DEATHS ARE THERE FIVE SOULS HAUNTING THIS HOUSE? CAN PARANORMAL INVESTIGATORS AL RAUBER AND DAVID MANGANELLI GET THE EVIDENCE TO PROVE IT? >> YOU GOT TO LISTEN TO THIS I-I–YOU TELL ME WHAT IT’S SAYING >> narrator: THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE HAS BEEN A HOTBED OF PARANORMAL ACTIVITY EVER SINCE LIZZIE’S PARENTS WERE MURDERED THERE THE INVESTIGATION FOR NEW EVIDENCE IS TARGETING SEVERAL KEY AREAS IN THE BUILDING: IN THE BASEMENT, ON THE SECOND FLOOR, WHERE THE FAMILY’S MAIN BEDROOMS ARE LOCATED, AND ON THE THIRD FLOOR, THE CHIMNEY ROOM, WHERE A CARETAKER LIVED, AND IN THE MAID’S ROOM DOWN THE HALL >> WELL, THIS IS BRIGITTE SULLIVAN’S ROOM, THE BORDEN’S MAID AT THE TIME OF THE MURDER AND I HAD AN INCIDENT ONE NIGHT I WAS ALONE IN THE HOUSE I CAME UP HERE TO SLEEP AND WHEN I WOKE UP IN THE MORNING, THE FIRST THING I NOTICED WAS THAT THE LITTLE ROCKING CHAIR THAT SITS TO THE LEFT OF BRIGITTE’S BED HERE HAD MOVED AROUND TO HERE AND WAS FACING ME LIKE SOMEBODY WAS WATCHING ME SLEEP >> narrator: THE BORDEN RESIDENCE IS UNUSUAL IN THAT ALL THE ROOMS ON THE SECOND FLOOR ARE CONNECTED WITHOUT ESSENTIAL HALLWAY, SO ANDREW BORDEN’S ROOM LEADS DIRECTLY INTO HIS DAUGHTER LIZZIE’S ROOM >> WELL, CERTAINLY, SINCE THIS IS THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE, I’D LIKE TO PUT A CAMERA IN HERE AND KEEP AN EYE ON THINGS AS WE INVESTIGATE >> OKAY >> narrator: OUTSIDE LIZZIE’S ROOM IS THE JOHN MORSE ROOM, NAMED AFTER ABBY BORDEN’S BROTHER >> THIS IS ALSO THE ROOM WHERE MRS. BORDEN’S BODY WAS DISCOVERED AND MRS. BORDEN RECEIVED 19 HITS WITH WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A HATCHET >> OUCH AND WHERE WAS THAT BODY EXACTLY? >> HER BODY WAS FOUND RIGHT HERE BETWEEN THE BED AND THE DRESSER >> narrator: AL RAUBER PLANS A VARIETY OF EXPERIMENTS FIRST, HE’LL USE TWO RECORDERS IN AN ATTEMPT TO HEAR VOICES OF THE DEAD THAT ARE SAID TO HAUNT THIS HOUSE THE RECORDERS ARE VERY BASIC MODELS, AND THAT’S ON PURPOSE >> MORE SOPHISTICATED RECORDING DEVICES, THE WAY THE MICROPHONE IS BUILT, IT HAS TOO MANY FILTERS IN IT, AND IT FILTERS OUT A LOT OF THE VOICES BEFORE THEY COME IN >> THE FINER THE DESIGN, THE LESS IT’S GOING TO ALLOW OUTSIDE-OF-THE-BOX TYPE OF STUFF GETTING IN TO IT >> narrator: TOM OWEN IS A VOICE RECOGNITION EXPERT HE WAS THE FIRST TO AUTHENTICATE OSAMA BIN LADEN’S VOICE WHEN A RECORDING SURFACED IN 2002 OWEN IS AN EVP SKEPTIC >> THE BOTTOM LINE IS I ONLY MAKE OF IT WHAT I CAN PROVE SCIENTIFICALLY >> narrator: OWEN WILL BE ANALYZING ANY EVP VOICES AL RAUBER IS ABLE TO RECORD >> IF SOMEBODY BRINGS ME A RECORDING, AND I CAN RUN THE MULTISPEECH TEST, THE ORAL AND VISUAL CUES APPEAR, THEN I CAN STATE WITH SOME CERTAINTY THAT THAT’S THE RECORDING BY HUMAN VOICE WHETHER IT’S FROM THE OTHER SIDE OR NOT, YOU KNOW, IT REALLY DOESN’T MATTER IT EITHER IS A RECORDING, IN MY OPINION, OF A HUMAN VOICE, OR IT’S NOT >> narrator: RAUBER ALSO WANTS TO LOOK FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS >> REMEMBER, FOR THESE THINGS TO MANIFEST, THEY NEED ENERGY >> narrator: MONITORING TEMPERATURE WILL BE IMPORTANT AS WELL THOSE WHO’VE SEEN GHOSTS HERE SOMETIMES FEEL A SHARP DROP IN TEMPERATURE >> I HAVE SOME REMOTE THERMISTORS, TEMPERATURE-SENSING DEVICES, SET THREE UP IN ONE ROOM THE OTHER ROOM THAT PEOPLE CLAIM IS ALWAYS VERY COLD IS THE MORSE ROOM, WHERE ABBY WAS MURDERED >> narrator: DAVE MANGANELLI IS IN CHARGE OF GATHERING VIDEO FOOTAGE HE’S GOT TWO ROVING CAMERAS AND LOCKED DOWN CAMERAS IN FOUR LOCATIONS: THE MAID’S ROOM, LIZZIE’S ROOM, THE MORSE ROOM, WHERE ABBY BORDEN’S BODY

WAS FOUND, AND THE BASEMENT THOSE CAMERAS FEED THEIR SIGNALS TO A CONTROL ROOM SET UP IN THE BORDEN DINING ROOM FROM THERE, AL AND DAVE CAN MONITOR EVERYTHING THAT’S GOING ON BACK AT THE GAS STATION IN PARMA, OHIO, THE INVESTIGATION OF THE BLUE FIGURE CAPTURED ON AN INFRARED SECURITY CAMERA CONTINUES SECURITY CAMERA EXPERT MIKE HAMED NOW HAS A STRATEGY >> THOSE VIDEOS ARE UNIQUE SIMPLY BECAUSE IT’S LIKE NOTHING I’VE EVER SEEN BEFORE WE WOULD PROBABLY WANT TO WALK UP TO THE CAMERA AND DANGLE PERHAPS SMALL ITEMS IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA IN ORDER TO SEE IF WE CAN GET THOSE INFRARED BEAMS TO REFLECT AND SEE IF WE CAN GET TRANSPARENCY THROUGH AN OBJECT >> narrator: HAMED SPECULATES THAT A BUG MAY HAVE CREATED THE BLUE GHOST IMAGE >> WE’VE GOT THREE DIFFERENT BUGS OF THREE DIFFERENT SIZES, AND WE’VE GOT SOME DIFFERENT COLORS TO TRY OUT AND WE’RE GONNA USE THESE TWEEZERS TO HOLD THESE BUGS AS CLOSE TO THE LENS AS POSSIBLE >> narrator: HAMED CLIMBS 15 FEET TO REACH THE CAMERA ITS INFRARED TECHNOLOGY HELPS IT SEE AT NIGHT BUT WHEN THESE PLASTIC BUGS ARE PLACED ON THE LENS, NO MATTER WHAT COLOR THEY ARE, THEY ALL READ BLUE ON THE MONITOR >> IT’S RIGHT ON THE LENS >> narrator: BUT WHAT HAMED WAS NOT ABLE TO DUPLICATE WAS THE FLUID MOVEMENTS AND THE TRANSPARENCY OF THE ORIGINAL BLUE FIGURE >> WE’VE TRIED ALL THREE OF THESE RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE LENS AND THIS ONE RIGHT HERE CAME CLOSEST TO DUPLICATING YOUR GHOST, BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IT WAS NOT AN EXACT COPY OR AN EXACT MATCH, SO IT’S STILL AN UNEXPLAINED MYSTERY >> narrator: AT THE BORDEN HOUSE, DAVE MANGANELLI SETS UP AN EXPERIMENT IN THE MAID’S ROOM ON THE THIRD FLOOR >> SO IN THIS ROOM, WE HAD OUR STORY OF THE CHAIR THAT MOVED ON ITS OWN SO I THINK I’M GONNA ELECT TO USE THIS CAMERA, TETHER IT TO THE LAPTOP, SO I CAN SEE SOME OF THE VIDEO OUTPUT, FOCUS IT ON THE CHAIR, AND LET IT RUN FOR A WHILE ALL RIGHT, SO THE CAMERA’S ON, AND THE PROGRAM HAS RECOGNIZED IT SO I’LL JUST PULL UP A LITTLE VIDEO PREVIEW WINDOW I’M JUST GONNA PUT A COUPLE OF MARKERS THAT FALL RIGHT UNDER THE–RIGHT WHERE THE SLATS OF THE BASE ARE HERE AND WE CAN CHECK THAT LATER ON AND SEE IF ANYTHING HAS MOVED AT ALL WE’LL JUST LET THIS RUN UNATTENDED FOR A WHILE >> narrator: RAUBER AND MANGANELLI ARE MONITORING ALL THE AREAS WHERE WITNESSES HAVE REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY IT’S NEARLY 11:00 P.M., BUT THE NIGHT HAS JUST BEGUN >> YOU GOT TO HEAR THIS >> narrator: 11:30 P.M. AT THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE IN FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS, AL RAUBER IS RECORDING FOR PARANORMAL VOICES >> WE’LL JUST DO A WALK-THROUGH OF THE HOUSE, ROOM-TO-ROOM, WHERE THE ACTIVITIES SEEM TO BE MORE OFTEN OCCURRING, INTO LIZZIE’S ROOM I BELIEVE WE’LL GET SOME VOICES IN THIS ROOM IF ANYBODY’S IN THIS ROOM THIS IS, AGAIN, ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY TO SCIENTIFICALLY PROVE YOUR EXISTENCE NOW COMING DOWN THE HALLWAY TO THE CHIMNEY ROOM WE’VE HAD MANY REPORTS OF THINGS HAPPENING IN THIS PARTICULAR ROOM IF ANYONE IS IN THIS ROOM–IF THE GENTLEMAN THAT THEY REFER TO AS MICHAEL–IF YOU ARE STILL HERE, PLEASE LEAVE US A MESSAGE ON THIS TAPE RECORDER YOU KNOW HOW TO DO IT YOU CAN DO IT >> narrator: THE CHIMNEY ROOM WAS WHERE MATT MONIZ AND HIS GHOST-HUNTING GROUP WITNESSED ONE OF THEIR CAMERAS MOVING ON ITS OWN AL RAUBER AND DAVE MANGANELLI SAT DOWN TO ANALYZE THE VIDEO THEMSELVES >> SO IT’S NOT– >> I THINK THERE WAS A FEW NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE ROOM >> YEAH, THERE’S A GOOD NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE ROOM SO IT’S NOT UNATTENDED >> THERE IT IS >> OKAY, THE CAMERA MOVES OKAY, SO SOMEONE IS AT THE CAMERA AND THEY’RE RESETTING IT >> TRYING TO RESET IT >> IS THAT GOOD? >> THEY SAID THERE’S A WIRE ON THE CAMERA >> [laughing] >> I’M STEPPING ON THE WIRE NOW IS ANYTHING HAPPENING? >> AHH, THERE IT GOES AGAIN >> IT DID IT AGAIN >> I JUST SAID THAT >> IT JUST MOVED AGAIN >> WE HEARD IT >> I WAS RIGHT HERE >> I MEAN, BOTH TIMES IT MOVED THERE WAS A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE ROOM DO WE WANT TO PUT A CAMERA IN THE EXACT SAME SPOT AND MAKE SURE IT’S ANCHORED? >> WE CAN TRY THAT, SURE SO THIS IS OUR CORNER WHERE WE HAD THE REPORT OF THE CAMERA MOVING ON ITS OWN I’M CERTAIN THE BACK OF IT PIVOTS PRETTY EASILY ALL RIGHT, I’M REASONABLY

CONFIDENT IF WE DON’T STOMP OUT OF THE ROOM THAT THE CAMERA WILL STAY THERE [thunder booming] [clock chiming] >> narrator: MIDNIGHT ROBERT TAKES DOWN THE TEMPERATURE OF THE TWO ROOMS LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR EVERY 10 TO 15 MINUTES [thermostat beeping] NOTHING UNUSUAL YET DAVE MANGANELLI RETURNS TO THE ROOM WHERE THE ROCKING CHAIR MOVED >> BUT OUR CHAIR HASN’T MOVED STILL RIGHT ON THE TAPE MARKS >> narrator: 1:00 A.M >> OKAY, YOU GOT TO HEAR THIS >> narrator: DOWNSTAIRS AT THE MAIN CONTROL AREA, RAUBER IS ANALYZING THE FIRST EVPs OF THE NIGHT >> AND AS SOON AS I SAY THE WORD MESSAGE, YOU HEAR “SURE.” GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> READY? GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> narrator: THIS EVP WAS TAKEN IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM >> GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> I DON’T THINK ANYBODY UP THERE WAS SAYING THAT >> narrator: THE CHIMNEY ROOM SEEMS TO BE PROVIDING THE BEST EVIDENCE FOR ANALYSIS SO FAR >> GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> narrator: THE CAMERAS ARE CONTINUING TO ROLL THROUGHOUT THE HOUSE, INCLUDING IN LIZZIE’S ROOM RAUBER BELIEVES AN AUDIO RECORDING SESSION COULD PICK UP THE VOICE OF LIZZIE BORDEN HERSELF [indistinct speech] 2:00 A.M TO MAKE SURE NO EXTRANEOUS SOUNDS ARE PICKED UP, THE ENTIRE MONSTER QUEST TEAM AND OWNER LEE-ANNE WILBER ARE GATHERED IN LIZZIE BORDEN’S ROOM RAUBER WILL RECORD ON HIS TWO SEPARATE AUDIO DEVICES >> WE’RE IN THE LIZZIE BORDEN ROOM OF THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE SO THIS IS THE ACTUAL BEDROOM, WHERE LIZZIE–NOT ONLY DID SHE SLEEP HERE, BUT WE EVEN STILL HAVE SOME OF HER POSSESSIONS IN THIS ROOM IN A LOCKED CABINET >> narrator: RAUBER BEGINS THE QUESTIONING >> LIZZIE, WHY DID YOU KILL YOUR FATHER? LIZZIE, WHO MADE THE MIRROR MOVE, THE MIRROR RIGHT BEHIND ME? >> narrator: DURING RAUBER’S LAST VISIT TO THE BORDEN HOUSE, THE MIRROR IN THE HUTCH BEHIND HIM MOVED WHEN HE ASKED A QUESTION ABOUT ABBY BORDEN [thermostat beeping] RAUBER WILL ANALYZE THE RECORDING IN THE MAIN CONTROL ROOM 3:00 A.M DAVE MANGANELLI REVIEWS FOOTAGE FROM THE CHIMNEY ROOM >> THIS IS A REVIEW OF THE FIRST TAPE THAT WE DID IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM TO TEST AND SEE IF THE CAMERA WOULD MOVE SO WE’LL JUST TAKE A QUICK LOOK OKAY, 10 OR 11 MINUTES IN, IT HASN’T MOVED ALMOST 20 MINUTES IN, SAME FRAMING SO NO MOVEMENT THERE AGAIN, JUST KIND OF SPOT CHECKING TO SEE IF ANYTHING UNUSUAL HAPPENED AND 50 MINUTES IN, WE HAVEN’T MOVED PEOPLE REENTERING THE ROOM SO NOTHING GOOD SOLID PICTURE >> narrator: MANGANELLI NOW DECIDES TO SHOOT WITH THE FLIR THERMAL CAMERA, WHICH CAN SEE HEAT ENERGY NORMALLY INVISIBLE TO THE HUMAN EYE, INCLUDING TEMPERATURE SHIFTS AS SMALL AS 1/600 OF A DEGREE >> WITH A REALLY GOOD INFRARED CAMERA LIKE THIS, WE CAN ACTUALLY SEE SOME INTERESTING IMAGES >> narrator: AND BACK IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM, THERE IS SOMETHING VERY ODD AND UNEXPLAINABLE >> AND THERE’S THE CHEST ON WHICH THE OTHER GROUP’S CAMERA SUPPOSEDLY MOVED >> narrator: THE BOTTOM OF THE TOY CHEST APPEARS TO BE GLOWING AS IF IT WERE BLAZING HOT >> YEAH, DEFINITELY WARMER AT THE BOTTOM I’D LIKE TO GO–WE’LL SEE IF IT’S AS WARM AS IT LOOKS >> narrator: THE TOP OF THE TOY CHEST AND THE FLOOR ARE A MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURE >> IT CERTAINLY DOESN’T FEEL PARTICULARLY WARM INTERESTING ‘CAUSE I MEAN THE TOP IS DEFINITELY COOLER, SO THE OBJECT ITSELF–SO THE TOP OF THAT–IT DOES HAVE ITS COOL SPOTS >> narrator: FOOTAGE OF THE CHEST WILL BE MARKED FOR SPECIAL ANALYSIS AS THE BORDEN HOUSE INVESTIGATORS REVIEW THEIR EVIDENCE, MICHAEL GOLDSWORTHY HAS COMPLETED HIS WORK ON THE EXISTING EVIDENCE OF THE ALLEGED GETTYSBURG GHOSTS IT SHOWS FAINT WHITE FIGURES MOVING FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, FROM THE GROUND THEN HIGHER UP INTO THE TREES IT WAS SHOT IN 2001 BY THE UNDERWOOD FAMILY AT TRIANGULAR FIELD IN GETTYSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA >> RIGHT THERE SEE?

>> UH-HUH >> LOOK >> THERE’S NOBODY THERE >> narrator: TO ENHANCE AND STUDY THE VIDEO, MIKE USED SOFTWARE CALLED DTECTIVE >> WE JUST TELL THE COMPUTER TO AVERAGE UP TO 100 FRAMES SHARPEN IT A LITTLE BIT AND YOU’LL SEE THAT IT STRAIGHTENS OUT THE PICTURE QUITE WELL SO WE’VE GONE FROM A VERY FUZZY SPARKLY TYPE PICTURE THAT DOESN’T GIVE A LOT OF DETAIL TO THIS, WHERE NOW YOU CAN MAKE THIS ROCK OUT MUCH BETTER SO THEN ONCE IT’S BEEN ENHANCED, AND YOU CAN SEE RIGHT HERE, THE IMAGE BASICALLY MOVES ACROSS >> narrator: COULD THE FIGURES JUST BE OTHER TOURISTS ON THE FIELD? >> NOW, I DO ADMIT THERE WERE PEOPLE BEHIND US, PEOPLE JUST WALKING AROUND ENJOYING GETTYSBURG JUST LIKE WE DO BUT AS FAR AS IN FRONT OF US, THERE WAS NOBODY THERE >> narrator: THIS IS THE FIELD AS IT LOOKS TODAY IN THE DIRECTION THE UNDERWOODS WERE SHOOTING IT IS RELATIVELY FLAT, YET THE FIGURES IN THEIR VIDEO SEEM ELEVATED WELL ABOVE THE GROUND FOR GOLDSWORTHY, THE REPETITION OF THE FIGURES THEMSELVES WAS A BIGGER CONCERN >> SO YOU HAVE SOMETHING IN THE PICTURE, SOME OBJECT, THAT’S MOVING ACROSS THE IMAGE AND IT ACTUALLY DOES IT SEVERAL TIMES SO WHAT I DID IS COMBINED THREE DIFFERENT SHOTS FROM DIFFERENT TIMES IN THE VIDEO TO SHOW WHAT I THEN BEGAN PICKING UP AS A REPETITIVE NATURE >> narrator: HE DOUBTS THIS EXISTING EVIDENCE IS A PARANORMAL APPARITION CAUGHT ON TAPE >> BECAUSE OF THE ALMOST-PERFECT REPETITION, IT’S ALMOST AS IF SOMEONE IS LOOPING EITHER A VIDEO OR A PROJECTION SO AS FAR AS CREATING THIS–IF YOU WERE TO DO THIS IN THE FIELD, I WOULD SAY THAT YOU WOULD USE A CLEAR PIECE OF LEXAN, A CLEAR PIECE OF GLASS, AND REFLECT AN IMAGE OFF OF IT >> narrator: BUT TOM UNDERWOOD STANDS BY ITS AUTHENTICITY >> AND IF I DID ALL THIS IN FRONT OF EVERYBODY–I MEAN, I THINK I WOULD HAVE DREW A LOT OF ATTENTION AND I THINK THEY WOULD HAVE CAME OVER AND TRIED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT I WAS DOING IT IS THE REAL THING >> narrator: THE BORDEN HOUSE INVESTIGATION HAS PRODUCED NEARLY 50 HOURS OF NEW VIDEO EVIDENCE FROM SEVEN CAMERAS NEXT, EACH TAPE WILL BE EXAMINED IN REAL TIME, WATCHING AND LISTENING FOR ANY PARANORMAL ACTIVITY >> WE’RE PANNING AROUND THERE’S A PER–WHOA WHAT WAS THAT? CAN YOU BACK THAT UP? >> narrator: ARE THERE SPIRITS OF THE DEAD AMONG US? AND DOES THIS AUDIO AND VIDEO EVIDENCE PROVE IT? THIS COUPLE SAYS THEY WATCHED GHOSTS CROSSING THE CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELD >> LOOKED LIKE SHADOWS OR SOMETHING MOVING ACTUALLY THROUGH THE TREES AND ON THE FIELD >> narrator: THIS MAN SAYS SOMETHING UNSEEN MOVED HIS CAMERA IN THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE >> IT DID IT AGAIN >> CAMERA TURNED AT ROUGHLY A 45-DEGREE ANGLE >> narrator: OF THE EXISTING EVIDENCE, OUR INVESTIGATIONS SHOWED THE VATICAN GHOST WAS NOT A GHOST AT ALL BUT A JACKET OR A SCARF SUSPENDED BY A LONG STICK THIS BLUE APPARITION MIGHT HAVE BEEN A BUG, BUT MIKE HAMED COULD NOT BE SURE >> AND THIS ONE CAME CLOSEST TO THE RE-CREATION >> narrator: AND THIS EXPERT WAS SKEPTICAL OF THE GETTYSBURG GHOST BUT COULD NOT RULE OUT THE PARANORMAL >> IT IS THE REAL THING AND IT’S–IT’S NOT–IT’S NOT A HOAX OR ANYTHING >> narrator: AS FOR THE NEW EVIDENCE, MORE THAN 50 HOURS OF VIDEO FROM THE LIZZIE BORDEN HOUSE HAVE NOW BEEN ANALYZED BY THE MONSTER QUEST INVESTIGATORS CAMERAS WERE LOCKED DOWN IN THE BASEMENT, IN LIZZIE BORDEN’S ROOM, IN THE ROOM NEXT DOOR WHERE HER STEPMOTHER WAS KILLED, IN THE MAID’S ROOM WHERE THE CHAIR MOVED, AND IN THE ROOM WHERE A CAMERA WAS ONCE REPORTED TO HAVE MOVED BY ITSELF THE HOURS PASSED THE TAPE ROLLED ON, BUT NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY SEEMED TO HAPPEN THE CONVENTIONAL CAMERA SAW NOTHING ABNORMAL BUT THE FLIR CAMERA DID PICK UP UNUSUAL ACTIVITY IT SEES HEAT ENERGY AND A SHIFT IN TEMPERATURE INVISIBLE TO THE NAKED EYE YELLOW REPRESENTS A HIGHER TEMPERATURE, WHILE DARKER COLORS REPRESENT COLD >> HERE’S THE TOY CHEST AGAIN AND IF WE CAN STOP RIGHT ABOUT THERE >> narrator: THIS IS THE INVESTIGATION FOOTAGE THAT SHOWED THE BOTTOM OF THE CHEST WAS GLOWING AND HOT, BUT THE FLOOR BENEATH IT WAS COLD TO THE

TOUCH THERMAL CAMERA EXPERT ROBERT MADDING ANALYZED THIS FOOTAGE >> WE’RE SEEING THIS LITTLE SEAM AT THE BOTTOM, WHICH HAS A BRASS PLATE OR STRIP ACROSS HERE, SO NOT QUITE SURE WHAT THAT IS COULD BE REFLECTION OF HEAT FROM PEOPLE THAT ARE STANDING IN THE BACKGROUND NOT QUITE SURE WHAT THAT IS >> narrator: IT REMAINS A MYSTERY NEXT UP, THE MAID’S ROOM WHERE THERE WAS A REPORT OF THE MOVING ROCKING CHAIR >> OKAY, STOP IT NOW WHOA, MAYBE BACK IT–WHY WOULD THIS BE SO DARK? ONE MIGHT WANT TO TAKE A LOOK AT–IS THERE MISSING INSULATION HERE OR SOME OTHER THERMAL PROBLEM, BECAUSE THIS WALL IS SO MUCH DARKER THAN THIS ONE >> narrator: IT MAY SIMPLY BE A CONSTRUCTION DEFECT SO WHILE THE VIDEO EVIDENCE WAS INCONCLUSIVE, THERE WAS A LOT MORE GOING ON WITH THE AUDIO EVIDENCE >> WE CAPTURED A LOT OF VOICES WE CAUGHT EVP IN FOUR OF THE ROOMS: THE BASEMENT, LIZZIE BORDEN’S ROOM WE CAUGHT IT IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM, AND WE ALSO CAUGHT VOICES–I ALSO CAUGHT VOICES IN THE MORSE ROOM NOW, COMING DOWN THE HALLWAY TO THE CHIMNEY ROOM AT ONE POINT IN THE CHIMNEY ROOM, I WAS ASKING THE SPIRIT THAT WE WERE TOLD RESIDES THERE IF HE WOULD TALK TO US AND GIVE US SOME INFORMATION AND A VOICE COMES ON SAYING, “SURE.” GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE >> GIVE US A MESSAGE >> SURE SURE SURE SURE >> narrator: VOICE RECOGNITION EXPERT TOM OWEN ANALYZED THE AUDIO EVIDENCE >> I’LL SEE WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE CAN’T MAKE MUCH OF THAT WE’RE JUST SEEING TOTAL NOISE LET ME SEE WHAT THE–YEAH PITCH IS–THERE’S NO PITCH TO IT AT ALL >> narrator: WHILE THIS CLIP IS NOT PROVIDING OWEN ENOUGH DATA TO ANALYZE FULLY, THERE’S ANOTHER EVP THAT IS, THIS TIME CAPTURED IN THE LIZZIE BORDEN ROOM >> AND WHEN WE FINISHED OUR TAPING SESSION, I MEAN, WE PRETTY MUCH HAD SIGNED OFF AND THERE’S SOME SMALL TALK GOING ON AND A VOICE COMES ON THE TAPE IT’S VERY CLOSE TO THE TAPE RECORDER AND THE VOICE IS SAYING “SO.” SHUT OFF THIS TAPE RECORDER >> [whispering] SO >> YEAH, THERE’S DEFINITELY SOMETHING THERE RIGHT HERE WHEN YOU WHISPER, YOU’RE NOT MOVING YOUR VOCAL CHORDS AND THEREFORE YOU’RE NOT CREATING ANY FUNDAMENTAL FREQUENCY AND THE FIRST THING YOU’D WANT TO DO IS TO INVESTIGATE WHO WAS ON SITE, BECAUSE IT IS AUDIBLE >> [whispering] SO >> I MEAN, I CAN HEAR THAT YOU CAN HEAR THAT >> SHUT OFF THIS TAPE RECORDER >> [whispering] SO >> narrator: AND THE VOICE SEEMS TO BE EXTREMELY CLOSE TO THE MICROPHONE, BUT THE SURVEILLANCE CAMERA IN THE ROOM SHOWS NO ONE IS CLOSE TO IT >> ANYBODY THAT WAS IN THE ROOM WAS AT LEAST THREE TO FIVE FEET AWAY FROM THE MICROPHONE >> THIS WORKS ON THE PROPOSITION OF THE INVERSE SQUARE LAW, YOU KNOW, WHICH MEANS–IT’S A FANCY WAY OF SAYING THAT FOR EVERY DOUBLE THE DISTANCE YOU MOVE AWAY FROM THE SOURCE, YOU LOSE 6 dB SO IF YOU’RE UP RIGHT AGAINST THE SOURCE, AND YOU’RE WHISPERING, WHICH YOU WOULD–TO BE RECORDED IN THE FIRST PLACE, YOU WOULD HAVE TO BE CLOSE AND THIS SOUNDS LIKE IT WAS CLOSE >> [whispering] SO >> narrator: THE SURVEILLANCE CAMERA ALSO PICKED UP THE VOICE >> SHUT OFF THIS TAPE RECORDER >> [whispering] SO >> narrator: BUT, EERILY, THE VOICE SOUNDS EXTREMELY CLOSE TO THE CAMERA MICROPHONE TOO, EVEN THOUGH THE CAMERA WAS TEN FEET AWAY FROM THE AUDIO RECORDER >> YOU KNOW, IT’S OBVIOUSLY A SOUND I MEAN, IT’S AUDIBLE AND IT’S–IT’S–YOU CAN HEAR THAT IT’S A SOUND WHETHER IT’S FROM THE OTHER SIDE, I DON’T KNOW >> narrator: IT MAY ONLY BE ONE WORD, BUT THE INVESTIGATION COULD NOT ELIMINATE THE POSSIBILITY THAT THIS WAS THE VOICE OF A GHOST >> I’M PRETTY CONVINCED THAT 90% OF THE VOICES THAT WE CAUGHT I WOULD CONSIDER THEM TO BE SPIRIT VOICES OR OF A SPIRITUAL ORIGIN >> narrator: IT MAY NOT BE PROOF BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT, BUT SOMETHING STRANGE WAS HAPPENING IN THE BORDEN HOUSE thud! [camera bulb snapping] whoosh! AND IS HAPPENING IN PLACES ALL OVER THE WORLD EVERY DAY AND, AS RECORDING TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES AND WITH IT THE QUALITY OF THE EVIDENCE, DEFINITE PROOF OF THE EXISTENCE OF SPIRITS AMONG US MAY BE CLOSER THAN WE THINK Captioning by CaptionMax www.captionmax.com