The jail, which is now the King George Inn, used to hold up to 100 inmates at a time over its 92-year history. Since this location was the temporary home of so many criminals, today it is a virtual playground of paranormal activity.
Last year, the Kitchener team, including team leaders Trevor Bishop and Mark Larocque traveled to Cobourg, Ontario to take part in a Psychic Workshop and ghost hunt with Rescue Medium co-host, Dennison and Steve Furlong of the Feathers Academy. Both Dennison and Furlong are well known clairvoyant mediums in the U.K.
"From our previous stay, we learned most of the rooms are haunted in the former jail," said Larocque, founder and head team leader of the Ontario Gay Paranormal Society. He is a psychic medium and channeler.
“We had booked one of the active rooms for two nights. The room was once one of the old jail cells, the women's ward,” Larocque noted.
On May 2, the evening began with a themed dinner with both Dennison and Furlong on hand for a meet and greet. Of course, Larocque and Bishop, also a clairaudients who is able to sense and hear spirits, were also on hand.
During the evening, episodes of the Rescue Mediums investigating local haunts were shown followed by a Q and A session with Dennison, Rescue Medium producer Michael Lamport, director Gregory Sheppard and head of research for the show, Edna Dargie.
The following day, Dennison and Furlong took Larocque and Bishop to the area where they would later be investigating. It was once used as a day care for the children of the female inmates.