|Whether it is the existence of aliens, the possibility of life
after death, or sightings of strange creatures, the lure of the unknown has
always been irresistible. Now, using the latest scientific techniques, this
series seeks to ascertain whether these strange occurrences, myths and
startling phenomena are merely illusions or actually real.|
Ghosts Behind Bars
Designed to keep inmates in absolute solitary confinement and restrict all contact between prisoners, Eastern State Penitentiary was a fortress built to lock away societies worst offenders. Most inmates during its early years descended into deep depression or madness. And since its closure in 1971, many have reported hearing eerie sounds throughout the prison, including voices weeping and tormented screams. Others have seen shadows dart in and out of cells. Now an unpre...