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This Creepy Asylum In Oklahoma Is Still Standing…And Still Disturbing

Not much has been documented over the years about St. Vincent’s Mental Asylum in Oklahoma City. St. Vincent’s began as a mental hospital in 1945, expanding rapidly over the next several years, while only treating male patients.

St. Vincent’s Mental Asylum was operated by the Brothers of Mercy-a religious order providing care for the mentally ill. Starting in the 1960’s murders began to surface out of the asylum. The first known tragedy began when a nurse inexplicably suffocated two patients. Unfortunately, the tragedies didn’t end there.

The asylum was then run by a priest named Frank Dolan who turned it into a drug rehab center. Rev. Dolan also holds an interesting past, as he was arrested for soliciting prostitution in 1984. Things again went horribly wrong when Father Dolan was killed on the property by the patients he was trying to help. The facility only lasted until the 1980s when it was shut down. The property is now believed to be haunted by tortured souls of the past…

Watch this chilling video to learn more:

Do you have any stories about St. Vincents during its years of operation?

Ashley
Ashley has lived in Oklahoma for 25 years and is the Oklahoma staff writer for onlyinyourstate.com