Michigan Couple Swears Ghost Assaulted Their Child, With Face Scratches to Prove It

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A Michigan mother and father are looking for a new house after they claim they captured nanny camera footage of a ghost in their one-year-old daughter’s room, leaving mysterious scratches on her face.

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1. Say Hello to Joshua Higgins and Heather Brough

Say Hello to Joshua Higgins and Heather Brough
They live in Highland, Michigan and they have a one-year old daughter named Lily.

2. And Also?

And Also?
They think their house is haunted.

3. Elaborate, Please

Elaborate, Please
According to these parents, they spotted a ghostly figure wandering around their daughter's crib through the camera they had set up there. In the video, Lily quickly stands up and looks around as the figure appears to walk across one side of the room.

4. What the Eff?!?

What the Eff?!?
“It was chilling,” Higgins told WXYZ. “It was literally a chill down your spine. Like that ‘what if’ factor — Is this what I just saw?'"

5. The Ghost Left a Mark

The Ghost Left a Mark
The parent decided to check the footage after they found unexplained scratches on Lily’s face. It was weird and unexplained at first.

6. What Did This?!?

What Did This?!?
Brough said she had just woke Lily from a nap when she spotted the deep “purple scratches” on the infant's cheek.

7. Explained the Concerned Mother:

Explained the Concerned Mother:
"Seeing Lily’s face with the scratches was so bizarre and frightening. I was crying, ‘What happened to you?’ I grabbed her jacket and ran over to my mother-in-law’s house. Nobody knew what happened. We wondered if she’d scratched herself, but when we put her hands up to the scratches it did not match up."

8. It All Makes Sense!

It All Makes Sense!
This is not the first strange occurrence at the home, the parents allege. Brough said she has heard an “angry male voice” yelling and laughing. She remember at least once hearing footsteps up and down the stairs as she took a shower, unaware of who was causing them.

9. Really Scary Stuff

Really Scary Stuff
“It scares us that it could do something else,” Brough told WXYZ. “I mean, there was a morning I woke up and I felt like someone’s hands were around my neck.”

10. We Have Proof, Okay?!?

We Have Proof, Okay?!?
Brough and Higgins reside in a guest house owned by the latter's mother, Kris. She lives in the main house nearby and said an investigator has determined there is paranormal activity in her home. YIKES, right?

11. A Haunted History

A Haunted History
“I was told when we bought the houses 11 years ago the lady who owned the property died in the main house. It’s an old farmhouse and according to her niece … she fell down the stairs, broke her hips and laid there for a very long time before she passed away,” Kris told the local station.

12. What About the Guest House?

What About the Guest House?
Kris again: “She said that the guest house was built for the lady’s brother who was schizophrenic.”

13. We Have a Spirit, Yes We Do!

We Have a Spirit, Yes We Do!
“This has made us want to leave as soon as possible. As soon as possible we’re out of here,” Brough says. “This is a spirit. I don’t know what its intentions are, but at this point it’s becoming physically harmful.”

14. So... Do You Believe This?

Check out the nanny cam footage above and decide for yourself! Ghost or no ghost?

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