and no. No one knows for sure who or what the figure is. Some say
it looks like a little boy with glowing eyes – others say
it looks like a woman with glasses.
the March 6th investigation, an automatic infrared camera was set
up on the 2nd floor landing area by Gene Campbell, a friend of the
Warrens who ran his own camera store in Connecticut. The camera
took random pictures during the night, including a few shots of
some of the investigators.
picture in question shows a figure peering out from the doorway
of Missy's bedroom. It wasn't noticed at first, but was eventually
found a few years later by George's secretary, as she went through
the photos looking for ones to include in a book they were preparing.
The secretary was pregnant at the time, and each time she picked
up this one particular picture, her baby would jump. She took the
picture to George and asked who this person was. George didn't know,
but Missy said it looked like the little boy she used to play with
in the house.
copies of this photo have appeared here and there on the Internet,
and was shown on the Merv Griffin show and on the History Channel
documentary. A high quality copy of this image should be included
in the upcoming Amityville Horror Picture Book that George is currently
Warren has stated that the face appears as the face of a child,
and admits the "luminescent eyes" could be eyeglasses.
Lorraine adds that a demonic spirit can appear as anything it wants.