Legends told by locals say that in the 1970s, a man killed his wife, kids, and two policeman with an ax before hanging their bodies from meat hooks in his shed. When the police found out, he ran from them. The police gave pursuit and shot him in the woods near the small bridge. Now, the house is gone, but folks say the woods and bridge are haunted. Witnesses describe children laughing or screaming, apparitions of a crying woman, strange lights in the woods, and the sound of someone running.
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- Off Old Post Road
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- 41.45042571747959, -87.55502895267455
- Will County, Illinois
- Nearest Towns:
- Willowbrook, IL (1.1 mi.)
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