Otero County Court House

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The office location previously served as a sheriff’s office and a cellblock before being converted to offices. There are reported hauntings in the corridor’s of the building, where the ghost of a young man dressed in an early 20th century suit has been seen. Doors slam and footsteps are heard at night, usually when the ghosts are disturbed.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

1000 New York Ave
Alamogordo, NM
United States

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32.9002389, -105.95843159999998
Otero County, New Mexico
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  1. Was at the alamogordo court house delivering paperwork decided to take a bathroom break. Upon entering the bathroom my hair was pulled. I automatically said ” don’t pull my hair”. Has not happened again since. Still love to go to that old building. Also saw the video of the ghost picking up a plastic bowl and swing it around and eventually throwing it to the floor scaring security.

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