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Couple photograph ‘ghost woman of Alcatraz’

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 12:30 PM

The ghosts of some of America's most notorious inmates are said to haunt former maximum security prison Alcatraz.

But quite why one seemingly showed herself to a British couple left jail staff baffled.

http://metro.co.uk/2...catraz-4765738/

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 12:44 PM

Looks ghostly enough to me.


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Posted 18 June 2014 - 12:55 PM

 Still Waters, on 18 June 2014 - 12:30 PM, said:

The ghosts of some of America's most notorious inmates are said to haunt former maximum security prison Alcatraz.

But quite why one seemingly showed herself to a British couple left jail staff baffled.

http://metro.co.uk/2...catraz-4765738/

I'm not entirely convinced of the ghost idea because of the possibility of the photo being a fake, but it does look a bit creepy.  The woman in the photo has a not very modern hairdo.


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Posted 18 June 2014 - 01:26 PM

Looks like a toy doll some what plastic...


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Posted 18 June 2014 - 01:37 PM

:td: Its her own reflection.

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 02:50 PM

There were never any female prisoners in Alcatraz so why would a ghost of a woman be in a cell? Even a visitor to see an inmate wouldn't go in the cell block


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Posted 18 June 2014 - 03:49 PM

it's a ghost app, It is not on my list but i am searching for it now.

It is easier to claim it is paranormal than taking the hard route and find out what really happened.


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Posted 18 June 2014 - 03:51 PM

There were women and children, families of staff that lived on Alcatraz.

That picture is quite spooky though.

Oh I didn't agree but now explain it better!

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 04:40 PM

 jamesjr191, on 18 June 2014 - 01:37 PM, said:

:td: Its her own reflection.

Sorry, I gave you a like but had to take it back. At first I agreed with you but then had an afterthought; if it's her reflection then where is the camera? It cannot be said it's being held low, hidden against her black dress, (<my original conclusion) because clearly the angie, (camera is eye level with subject) of the img doesn't support that.

Probably photoshopped.


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Posted 19 June 2014 - 05:07 PM

 Rose-Red Howler, on 18 June 2014 - 03:51 PM, said:

There were women and children, families of staff that lived on Alcatraz.

True.

I was just there and didn't see this chick in any of my pics.

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Posted 19 June 2014 - 06:30 PM

 Rose-Red Howler, on 18 June 2014 - 03:51 PM, said:

There were women and children, families of staff that lived on Alcatraz.

That picture is quite spooky though.

They didn't go in the cell blocks though did they?


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Posted 19 June 2014 - 07:58 PM

 dr no, on 19 June 2014 - 06:30 PM, said:



They didn't go in the cell blocks though did they?

How about a nurse or a cleaner?


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Posted 19 June 2014 - 08:11 PM

 Rose-Red Howler, on 18 June 2014 - 03:51 PM, said:

There were women and children, families of staff that lived on Alcatraz.

That picture is quite spooky though.

True, but I can't find any sources that state a female ever died on the island.

I have a feeling that Brian will have an answer for us shortly.

I'll be there on Monday and will see what I can find.

Edited by Rafterman, 19 June 2014 - 08:11 PM.

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Posted 20 June 2014 - 06:14 AM

bleh. looks like a photograph to me.


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Posted 20 June 2014 - 03:17 PM

 taniwha, on 19 June 2014 - 07:58 PM, said:

How about a nurse or a cleaner?

The cons did the cleaning and I wouldn't imagine a nurse would be in a cell ever.





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