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Ghost group spends night at jail
Bodmin jail
Parts of Bodmin Jail date back to 1776
A team of ghost investigators will be spending Saturday night in a Cornwall jail trying to find evidence of ghosts.

Ten researchers from the Paranormal Site Investigators (PSI) group will use scientific equipment to try and record any spooky goings-on at Bodmin Jail.

Members of the group visited the jail several years ago as holidaymakers and took some photographs which they said revealed "interesting phenomena".

The group, which has believers and sceptics, will spend 10 hours there.

The jail is reputed to be home to several spirits and the PSI team will be using a range of equipment, including infra-red cameras, humidity detectors and electro-magnetic sensors.

The not-for-profit paranormal investigation and research group was formed in 2004.

Bodmin Jail dates back to 1776 and was the site of many public executions.

The last hanging took place in 1909 and the Crown Jewels and Doomsday Book were stored at the jail during the First World War.

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