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Woman urged to ‘call the police’ as she discovers hidden part of house while decorating

Woman urged to ‘call the police’ as she discovers hidden part of house while decorating

She found a tiny room with lighting and a drain

A woman in America came across an unexpected discovery while renovating her home.

Nope, it wasn't damp. Although no one wants to uncover soggy patches in the brickwork or mould in the crevices that'll cost an arm and a leg to eradicate.

It wasn't critters either. Urgh. Just the idea of coming across mice droppings or cockroach corpses while tidying sends shivers down my spine.

No - in a chilling twist of fate, the woman in question had accidentally uncovered a secret room that she didn't know existed, hidden within the walls of the home she and her husband had lived in for four years. Anyone else got chills?

The woman discovered a secret room in her basement.

While replacing the carpet in basement of their US home, Aurora - who shared her story on TikTok (@kids_up_in_here) - and her other-half soon came across a sliding drywall pocket door, which opened to reveal a secret room.

In one of the now-viral series of videos she uploaded, the social media star can be seen turning the camera to show a dark grey door with a weak metal hatch.

Another shows her husband opening the door to reveal a small, square room inside, complete with lighting and a drain in the floor.

"Oh, my God!" she can be heard exclaiming. "What the f**k? We have never seen this in our house and we have lived here for four years. This must be some kind of bomb shelter of something."

Completely perplexed - and riddled with terror at the thought of someone or something living beneath their very feet - Aurora's husband can then be heard suggesting it is a panic room.

The follow-up videos show the couple introducing their children to the room, with one of them carrying a cross as they investigate the ominous space.

Despite Aurora and her husband's suggestions, hundreds of users - who have seemingly been left horrified by the discovery - urged the mother to alert the authorities to the room, with some even suggesting that a crime could have taken place within the walls.

Aurora's followers urged her to contact the authorities.

While some agreed that the room may have been used as a bunker of some kind, others suggested that the space may have been used to store guns, and a few believe it could have been used as a room to grow marijuana.

"It's 100% not a bunker, maybe a grow room but theres a real chance that 1 or more crimes were committed here and instead of calling the cops you're joking about it online," one hit out in the comments.

"100% call the cops," another went on.

A third added: "I would honestly contact police bc of that outside lock. You never know what cold cases are in the area."

Featured Image Credit: TikTok/kids_up_in_here

Topics: Crime, TikTok, US News