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Jack Smurl, Famous for Living in ‘Haunted House,’ Dies at 75

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A man who made national headlines  for living in a  haunted house has died.

Jack Smurl was known in the mid 1980’s after he and his family believed there was paranormal activity in their West Pittston home.

The Smurls spoke of reports of demons and even sought out exorcisms and their experiences were turned into a movie.

Smurl, who had moved to Sullivan County, lost his battle with diabetes. He was 75.


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