A mum has been left terrified after discovering a “ghost” on her baby monitor – but the truth about the history of her own home may be even more frightening.
Lindsey Novosel, 30, from Tennessee, US, spotted the curious motion on her one-year-old daughter Emilyn’s baby monitor on Monday, June 28 (local time).
The night vision camera alerted her to activity in the room and, when Lindsey looked on the screen, she found a strange “circle” moving around next to the crib.
She checked on her daughter, who was sound asleep, and didn’t see anything
“It was definitely creepy,” Lindsey, a technical advisor, told Jam Press.
“The motion detector alerted me to movement a few times and I checked it to see if my daughter was awake.
“I didn’t see anything the first time but the second time I saw the moving circle. At first I thought it was a bug but usually I can zoom in and see those.
“This didn’t seem to have any actual shape and looked to go into the wall and back out.”
Lindsey said when she checked on her daughter again, she took her phone so she could watch the camera feed while inside.
“I could see the circle moving around me on the camera feed but could not see anything actually in the room. I walked out of the room and it disappeared off the feed after that.
"It went on for about 10 minutes,” she said.
In the video, an odd-looking white circle can be seen floating around the room above Emilyn’s crib.
It disappears from view several times and appears to move across the bedroom wall.
Family has been ‘haunted for years’
This isn’t the first haunting Lindsey said she has experienced in the house.
“For years now, we have heard footsteps and loud banging in the house,” she said.
"It sounds like someone walking around and smashing things, but nothing is out of place.
“There were instances of toys turning on on their own, sounds like jangling keys as someone walked, the lid to the kitchen trash can being lifted off and slammed into the tile four feet away.”
The mum said one incident occurred while she was in bed with the door cracked open and the hall light on.
“I could see something pass in front of the light and block it out for a moment, but was home alone, aside from the kids who were in bed,” she said.
Searching for answers to explain the bizarre phenomenon, Lindsey looked online last year for the history of her home – and was stunned to find a previous owner had died in the house.
Viewers claim motion is ‘playful orb’
Earlier this week, Lindsey took to Facebook to share the footage of her latest ghostly visit, stating she could see "creepy faces" in the screenshots.
Dozens of people were left spooked by the video and insisted it was ghostly activity – with several people claiming the orb shape is actually the spirit of a loved one.
“The way it’s moving and the fact that the motion part of the camera went off leads me to believe it is an orb,” one person said.
“Keep in mind that orbs are usually nothing bad or evil – likely a deceased relative coming to say hi.”
“I don’t feel this is negative energy – it’s a playful orb, I wouldn’t be worried,” another viewer added.
“Nothing negative, just curious and watching over. You only got creeped out because it didn’t leave when you walked in,” someone else said.
Others were slightly less tolerant of the supposed-spirit.
“Y’all are crazy, I would leave so quick!!!” one person said.
“Now that’s crazy,” another person added.
One person said it was “time to bless your house”, while another person recommended burning sage and asking “it” to leave.
One viewer pointed out the “orb” could be dust or insects – but claimed this particular sighting was “different”.
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