Ghost hunter tours abandoned hospital’s ‘body chute’ for corpses

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A self-proclaimed “ghost hunter” has stunned followers on TikTok after documenting a visit to an abandoned hospital used to treat tuberculosis patients.

23-year-old Kalani Smith was given permission to search Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky, last month, Featuring a campaign for social media.

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The hospital was first opened in July 1910 and was initially designed to handle around 40 to 50 patients at a time. However, as tuberculosis spread rapidly, the hospital expanded, with 400 beds established by 1926.

A staggering 63,000 patients reportedly died at the hospital, with building managers even setting up “death chutes” for doctors to chute corpses down for their quick disposal.

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“The building has its own body chute, which contained a dark energy, given that it was a 500-foot-long tunnel that was used to send [out] … countless bodies of dead patients,” Smith told Jam Press after his visit to Waverly Hills.

“Ghost Hunter” Kalani Smith discovered Waverly Hills Sanatorium last month. He filmed this strange campaign for his TikTok followers.
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“You get the impression that someone is watching you as soon as you enter the door,” he said of his spooky adventure.

Patients were reportedly subjected to a number of brutal experimental treatments, including rib removal, which Smith said, adds to the haunting experience of the hospital.

“They had many experimental treatments that could be considered modern-day torture,” he explained.

The ghost hunter claimed that he also heard strange sounds from the hospital and Shared footage — with creepy audio — to TikTok.

The audience was stunned by the sound, in which one read: “It gave me chills!”

Another commented, warning followers not to continue watching the creepy clip: “Don’t play this again!”

Waverly Hills Sanatorium opened in 1910.  More than 63,000 people died in the hospital before it was closed in 1961.
Waverly Hills Sanatorium opened in 1910. More than 63,000 people died in the hospital before it was closed in 1961.
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Smith is seen scouring the abandoned building at night. He spent eight hours exploring the facility, parts of which have been abandoned for over four decades.
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The death rate in the hospital was so high that a body chute was installed so that doctors could more easily dispose of the corpses.
The death rate in the hospital was so high that a body chute was installed so that doctors could more easily dispose of the corpses.
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The Waverly Hills Sanatorium closed in 1961 after the discovery of an antibiotic that effectively treated tuberculosis.

The hospital was renovated and reopened as a nursing home, which was eventually closed in 1981. The building remained vacant for two decades before it was purchased in 2001.

The Waverly Hills Sanatorium closed in 1961 after the discovery of an antibiotic that effectively treated tuberculosis.  But the creepy, abandoned halls remain.
The Waverly Hills Sanatorium closed in 1961 after the discovery of an antibiotic that effectively treated tuberculosis. But the creepy, abandoned halls remain.
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Smith's TikTok video shows a picture of a hospital treating tuberculosis patients.
Smith’s TikTok video shows a picture of a hospital treating tuberculosis patients.
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Brave ghost hunter Kalani Smith lies in the body locker of a morgue in an abandoned hospital.
Brave ghost hunter Kalani Smith lies in the body locker of a morgue in an abandoned hospital.
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Ghost Hunter has also claimed to have captured scary sounds in the video.
Ghost Hunter has also claimed to have captured scary sounds in the video.
jam press with / @kalanighosthunter

The current owners have kept parts of the hospital in their original condition, making it a must-see site for ghost hunters such as Smith.

However, haunted expeditions don’t come cheap. Tours of the hospital grounds start at $90.

Smith visited the facility from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., which cost him $1,300. However, he said it was worth every penny.

“The notorious nature of this place has made it a must see for me. It lived up to my expectations,” declared the ghost hunter.

“I am returning in January for another investigation. The desire to find more credible evidence of the unknown draws me to places and I believe Waverly can provide anyone with an experience that can explain them to the supernatural. ,

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