WESTFIELD, N.J. – Owners of "The Watcher" house are awaiting a decision to raze their home after years of receiving threatening letters and finding no takers to purchase it.
There was no vote from the local township Wednesday night on the proposal to demolish the multi-million dollar home.
The homeowners were spooked when they started receiving strange letters from the "Watcher" - a person who was so obsessed with the house.
One of the letters read: "Have they found what's in the walls yet?"
"I think its outrageous to tear down a beautiful house down," a neighbor said.
Residents in Westfield don't buy the story at all. But the homeowners aren't taking any chances and put the house on the market for a low $1.25 million. Some may consider it a steal but with a creepy stalker around there aren't any takers.
The couple sued the previous owner saying they can't live in home due to "severe anxiety and fear" for their children's safety and wellbeing.
In January, the former owners filed a countersuit saying they've been defamed by all the attention this home had attracted. According to them, they've never received those scary notes.
The home has gained global attention and this weekend there will be a Lifetime movie based on the homeowners' ordeal.
The Westfield Planning Board will hear the case from the current homeowner. If the homeowner receives the OK, "The Watcher" can see the house get demolished.