GHOSTBUSTER SERIES CACHE 2 "The Demon Murder Case"
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GHOSTBUSTER SERIES CACHE 2 "The Demon Murder Case"
ABOUT THE GHOSBUSTER SERIES
This is the SECOND of a four part series of GHOSTBUSTER Caches in the State of Connecticut. Once you have completed all four caches you will receive the official designation of “GHOSTBUSTER”. To achieve this highly coveted title however you will need to test your courage as well as your GPS skills.
The four cache locations of the series all have had allegations of haunting or spirit activity. There are various levels of documentation and incident descriptions available for each location. Some have been made into TV documentaries or Movies. You can decide for yourself if any of these are real or if in fact there are real live ghosts anywhere.
Cache 1 – Woodbury Episcopal Cemetery - (allegations of Haunting)
Cache 2 - Brookfield Based on the movie “The Demon Murder Case”
Cache 3 - Southington Based on TV Documentary “A Haunting in CT”
Cache 4 - Cornwall - Dudleytown (Local Folk lore of a haunted ghost town)
Some helpful Web links to give you additional background are as follows:
1. Haunted Places in Connecticut - (visit link)
2. Dudleytown (visit link) (visit link)
3. A Haunting in Connecticut (visit link)
4. The Demon MurderCase (visit link)
5. The Warrens web site - (visit link)
THE DEMON MURDER CASE
This Cache is located in Williams Park. (visit link)
Parking at N 41 28.226 W 073 23.326
The story behind this one is quite interesting. In the very early 1980s Brookfield and Danbury became very famous over this case. A man from the area committed a murder and attempted to use “DEMONIC POSSESION” as a defense. Yes the old “Devil made me do it” defense.
This story also has been on the Discovery Channel as one of their "Haunting" documdrama series episodes.
Now available on Youtube (visit link)
The core of the plot begins in Brookfield where a boy was allegedly possessed by the devil. The boyfriend of the boy’s sister challenged the Devil to take him on instead and leave the boy alone. Shortly thereafter the man committed a murder.
(As a side note – A person familiar with the family priest personally told me that the priest had witnessed the boy during one of his incidents and that the boy took on the form and behavior of an animal) hmmm – We have a nephew like that too
The case was to be tried in Danbury Superior Court and the eyes of the world (Media, Tabloids and the like) were all on Danbury and Brookfield. The Warrens were involved and media coverage was whipped up into a frenzy.
The hype eventually fizzled out when the Judge ruled out such a defense could be used and everybody went home. The man was convicted of manslaughter and the tabloids and cameras all went away, the Devil has since moved on and currently is possessing our nephew.
The story received so much attention however that a TV Movie was made based on the actual events and was entitled “The Demon Murder Case” starring Kevin Bacon as the killer. The movie was shot on location in Newport Rhode Island but we all knew that it all happened here in Brookfield and Danbury.
(THIS STEP NO LONGER REQUIRED FOR GB STATUS)
The cache is at the above posted coordinates but you should drive by the following coordinates to get full credit for this cache. You should not need to get out of your car to get the required information. You may log the cache if you find it but you cannot achieve Ghostbuster Status unless you identify one of the following and e-mail us the answer.
1. Coordinates for the approximate area of the residence where the boy was possessed. N 41 28.080 W 073 23.856 E-mail us the date on the bridge going over the Rail Road Tracks.
2. Coordinates for a real Haunted House in Brookfield- This house has been known to be certifiably haunted and official real estate legal disclosure filings confirmed this. This house has nothing to do with the demon murder case however. As of the date of this cache report the house is listed for sale and is may also be disclosed as still being haunted. N 41 28.829 W 073 24.130 – E-mail us the number on the mail box.
UPDATE - This house is still vacant. Alot of weird stuff going on there. The neighbors are seeing lights move around the house at night. Some neighbors have seen the ghost in a window. Real Estate agents are pointing fingers at eachother for leaving the lights on - lights are going on and off by themselves. FYI FWIW
DO NOT MOVE ANY STONES WHEN SEEKING OR REHIDING THIS CACHE!
THIS CACHE IS A CONTINUATION OF THE ORIGINAL CACHE BUT IN A NEW LOCATION SO YOU MAY LOG A FIND EVEN IF YOU LOGGED CACHE 2 BEFORE.
Original Cache Contents: Two Honey Wolf Wildcard Packs (FTF has choice of any) , Two Wheresgeorge Bills, foreign coins, signature cards and some spooky stuff.
Those who complete the four part series will receive the title of “GHOSTBUSTER” and have their names added to the cache page below:
THE FIRST TO ACHIEVE GHOSTBUSTER STATUS IS tourinct September 24, 2005
tourinct September 24, 2005
Tasmanian Devil September 24, 2005
CT Gobbler September 27, 2005
JAMM October 9, 2005
CTGeoscout October 15, 2005
WVGEOSCOUT October 15, 2005
Barefoot November 10, 2005
maybeoverthere January 2, 2005
neveroverthere January 2, 2005
Walkaboutlost July 31, 2006
Eagleman1 July 31, 2006
MsAlleykat July 31, 2006
moonfox February 15, 2007
Orion and Son May 13, 2007
rrglcag July 7, 2007
vasaturn July 7, 2007
Tim C July 7, 2007
Merlin468 July 29,2007
Los Nidos Hawks November 7,2007
ftjak August 16, 2008
Tweety August 16, 2008
Coach August 16, 2008
Chris August 16, 2008
Corinna August 16, 2008
Tyler August 16, 2008
Alexis August 16, 2008
Mr Echo September 2, 2008
KDubs September 2, 2008
Yeahoh November 9, 2008
duckykanz January 17, 2009
nurse&numbers March 25, 2009
MessSGT July 5, 2009
Your Name Could be Here if you do not get too frightened like this guy:
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum