10 Ghost Sightings With Bizarre Consequences

Whenever rumors spread about an alleged ghost sighting, it is bound to get a lot of publicity, with believers on one side and skeptics on the other launching into a heated debate. The reactions to ghost sightings sometimes go as far as actual legal battles as ghosts sometimes have a prominent effect on people’s lives. The following stories may sound completely bonkers, but are actually completely true, and so are the consequences that succeeded them. Here’s our list of the ten most bizarre ghost sightings and their consequences.

Ghost Murder Victim Helps Convict Her Husband

On January 23, 1897, Zona Heaster Shue died under mysterious circumstances at her house in West Virginia. After her funeral, Zona’s mother started being haunted by Zona’s ghost that apparently kept telling her that Zona was strangled by her husband. The authorities agreed to Mary Jane’s request to exhume her daughter and the autopsy showed that Zona was indeed killed by strangling and after a trial, he was sentenced to a life-long prison sentence.

The Ghost Of James L. Chaffin Ghost Helps Family Find His Missing Will

In 1921 the son of James L. Chaffin experienced a series of dreams where he was visited by his father’s spirit. During one of them, his father’s ghost told him there’s a will he left inside his coat, in the inside pocket. Inside the pocket was a note that said: “Read the 27th chapter of Genesis in my daddy’s old Bible.” James Jr. found the old Bible and discover that a will was placed inside, right next to the 27th chapter of Genesis. The new will was taken to court which ruled that the handwriting belonged to James Jr.’s father.