Pineville is located just east of Alexandria, Louisiana across the Red River.
Central Louisiana State Hospital Information:
The Central Louisiana State Hospital provides acute, intermediate, and long-term mental health care to adolescents and adults. The facility was built sometime in the early 1900’s, according to one resource.
Ghosts and the Paranormal at Central Louisiana State Hospital in Pineville, Louisiana:
Central Louisiana State Hospital staff report hearing doors slamming late at night in areas where doors have been locked down.
Apparitions and disembodied sounds have been reported in Unit 7 of the facility. Ectoplasmic mists have been reported in other areas of the facility.
In other areas, staff have reported that they will leave a room filled with chairs that were situated upright, and return to find that all of the chairs have been flipped over, even though no one has been in or out of the room.
Strange electrical malfunctions are common at Central Louisiana State Hospital.
Disembodied voices and other strange sounds have been reported in various places throughout the institution.
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Alexandria Retrospective (2011). Pineville, Louisiana: History, Photographs, Postcards,
Memorabilia. Retrieved April 12, 2011 from http://www.alexandria-louisiana.com/pineville-louisiana.htm
State of Louisiana (n.d.). Central Louisiana State Hospital. Retrieved April 12, 2011 from http://wwwprd.doa.louisiana.gov/LaServices/PublicPages/ServiceDetail.cfm?service_id=2406