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Unexplained Cases | Pennhurst Asylum

Written by: Rick Garner
Case Filed: 08/18/19 - Spring City, Pennsylvania
Executive Producer: Rick Garner



Pennhurst Asylum. Spring City, Pennsylvania. Officailly known as Pennhurst State School and Hospital, this property was originally named the Eastern Pennsylvania State Institution for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic. For 79 years, its buildings housed thousands of mentally and physically disabled. It would seem many remain here. 

On November 23, 1908, the first patient was admitted. By 1912, the facility was overcrowded. At the time, the mentally ill were considered a blight on society - to be feared and not allowed to associated with the general population. A Pennhurst Chief Physician, Dr. Henry H. Goddard, even said, "Every feeble-minded person is a potential criminal."

Spciety's view on those “feeble minded” essentially excused unspeakable horrors to be exercised in the halls and rooms of Pennhurst. in 1968, reporter Bill Baldini exposed conditions at the facility in a …

Cut Off My Feet

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 11/30/01 - Lumberton, Mississippi
Executive Producer: Rick Garner



"I wanna make sure it goes through on the first whack!"

Meet Paul Morgan, aka "Freck." He wants to do something very out of the ordinary."We could make money, chop your feet off with a train over the internet."Luckily, Paul didn't take his friend's advice, but he is going to cut his feet off. For $20, he'll let you watch him do it "live" on the internet.


UFOs Return

Written by: Darren Dedo
Case Filed: 11/16/01 - Jackson, Mississippi
Executive Producer: Rick Garner



Columbus police officer Pat Robertson says, "It was some sort of unidentified flying object is what it was."

An anonymous eyewitness says, "Air Force came out here, they came out and explained it away. said we didn't see it."
UFO Researcher Tony Scarborough, Ph.D., says, "A little over 50 years ago, the Air Force itself concluded that these were extraterrestrial vehicles, by 30 years ago they vehemently denied there was anything to the Air Force question."