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The Ax Murder House

The Ax Murder House

Amy sees a man in the bushes while standing outside of the Ax Murder House in Villisca, IA. 960 1280

  

Initial Walkthrough

Initial Walkthrough

Matt records as Amy does her initial walkthrough. 960 1280

  

Tour Guide

Tour Guide

Kristy, the Ax Murder House tour guide, is on edge in the upstairs bedroom where she has felt the most activity. 960 1280

  

Kristy's Experiences

Kristy's Experiences

Steve listens to Kristy explain her many experiences in the Vilisca Ax Murder House. 960 1280

  

Describing Her Walk

Describing Her Walk

Amy remembers her walk and describes what she saw to the local sketch artist. 960 1280

  

Sketch Artist Draws

Sketch Artist Draws

The sketch artist draws as Amy describes the dead people she saw at the Vilisca Ax Murder House. 960 1280

  

Iowa State Capitol Law Library

Iowa State Capitol Law Library

Steve does some research on the famous Vilisca Ax Murders at the Iowa State Capitol Law Library. 960 1280

  

Moore Family Photo

Moore Family Photo

On display is a photo of the Moore family during happier times before their brutal slaying on June 10, 1912. 960 1280

  

Awaiting the Reveal

Awaiting the Reveal

Amy and Steve sit outside of the Ax Murder House with John and Kristy during the reveal. 960 1280

  

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Initial Walkthrough

Initial Walkthrough

While on her initial walkthrough of her client’s home in St. Louis, Amy comes across a tall, scary man who has a very physical presence in the house. 960 1280

  

Sharing Some Clues

Sharing Some Clues

A descendant of the original landowner shares some clues about the property with Steve. 960 1280

  

Stories From the Past

Stories From the Past

The original landowner's descendant shares photos and stories about her family's past. 960 1280

  

Local Sketch Artist

Local Sketch Artist

Local sketch artist, Michael Lewis, asks Amy if he's drawn what she saw. 960 1280

  

Interacting With People

Interacting With People

Amy realizes that the tall man she sees is able to interact like a living person. 960 1280

  

Investigating Upstairs

Investigating Upstairs

Steve looks around the upstairs of his client's house. 960 1280

  

The Client

The Client

The client, Krystal, points out where she was pushed down the stairs during her interview with Steve. 960 1280

  

Steve and Krystal

Steve and Krystal

Krystal tells Steve that she spent 2 years working on the house to make it livable. 960 1280

  

Local Library

Local Library

Steve reviews several documents at the local library, searching for clues. 960 1280

  

Chief Medical Examiner

Chief Medical Examiner

Dr. Graham, a chief medical examiner, shares the original coroner's inquests for the 1894 murder/suicide that Steve is investigating. 960 1280

  

Shanan and Krystal

Shanan and Krystal

Shanan and Krystal listen as Amy and Steve share what they learned during their investigations. 960 1280

  

Steve Di Schiavi arrives at a Central California farmhouse to interview a reluctant mother whose children fear for her safety. 960 1280

  

An abandoned farm tractor haunts the vineyards of Central California. 960 1280

  

Steve Di Schiavi looks over research at the local library near Acampo, CA. 960 1280

  

Laura describes to Steve Di Schiavi her terrifying childhood story of an unknown entity that grabbed her hair while she lay in bed. 960 1280

  

Laura shows Steve Di Schiavi where she watched the black smoky figure snake its way up and across the wall and over her bed. 960 1280

  

Matt Anderson prepares for Amy Allan's walk through by removing any photographs or artwork that might provide revealing information to Amy. 960 1280

  

Steve Di Schiavi describes the story he's just heard from Lorraine, the homeowner, as, 'like something from The Exorcist.' 960 1280

  

As Matt Anderson films, Amy prepares herself for what she already knows will be a terrifying walk through this California farmhouse. 960 1280

  

Laura describes to Steve Di Schiavi her first childhood sighting of the black smoky figures that terrified her throughout her life. 960 1280

  

Amy and Matt inspect an unexplained injury sustained by a crewmember. Amy identifies the wound as a classic poltergeist attack. 960 1280

  

Amy Allan traces the movements of 'the shadow people' to their portal into and out of the house. 960 1280

  

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