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Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 02:25 PM
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Beats me, Abby. You're dead right about Maxwell...

Beats me, Abby. You're dead right about Maxwell and TOD though, he goes on to say;

"Indeed, if the medical evidence is accepted, Mrs. Maxwell could not have been right. The doctors were unable,...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Just to add, Dew didn't think Hutchinson was...

Just to add, Dew didn't think Hutchinson was lying, but concluded he was mistaken about the date of his sighting;

"But I know from my experience that many people, with the best of intentions, are...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I think it included the descending colon, but as...

I think it included the descending colon, but as that is probably less than a foot long, also included other parts. We know one cut was at or near the Sigmoid Flexure (adjacent to the uterus), two...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Jon, Llewellyn's autopsy comments on...

Thanks Jon,
Llewellyn's autopsy comments on Nichols' wounds I find confusing and somewhat contradictory, not even mentioning a central wound. But most of the papers agree (seemingly independently)...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Er....that's exactly what Annie's killer DID do -...

Er....that's exactly what Annie's killer DID do - Inquest, Dr Phillips, Echo 19th Sept;
"The large intestine remained in situ, but cut through with a keen incision transversely"



Due mostly to...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Yesterday, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I don't have any problem with a killer who...

I don't have any problem with a killer who learns, adapts and improvises as he goes along. That said, descriptions of the wounds to Nichols' abdomen are very similar to those inflicted upon Eddowes....
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Yesterday, 05:24 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I wasn't disputing your statement Michael, only...

I wasn't disputing your statement Michael, only the conclusions you seem to draw from it.



There are plenty of cuts in the Chapman case that "didn't need to be done" and so could be said to be "a...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Yesterday, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Sam. The point I was trying to make is...

Thanks Sam. The point I was trying to make is that, whether or not the wounds were inflicted in the same manner, logically it takes less time to partially cut around the navel than to entirely cut...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 12-11-2017, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
As did Chapman's killer.

As did Chapman's killer.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 07:05 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Mmmmm, fig Newtons....I'm imagining some now.

Mmmmm, fig Newtons....I'm imagining some now.
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 12-04-2017, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Red face Apologies! That was my attempt at a joke, based...

Apologies! That was my attempt at a joke, based on the impossible-to-locate street in the Wallace murder case....it was fictional....and I'm starting to suspect this one is fictional too.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-03-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
No luck either, that sheet does seem to be...

No luck either, that sheet does seem to be missing. Fortunately the OS maps name some of the courts!

http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=19.129785231039264&lat=51.5156&lon=-0.0703&layers=163&b=1
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2017, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Dave, every little helps!

Thanks Dave, every little helps!
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 12-03-2017, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I've found this handy site of old London street...

I've found this handy site of old London street names

http://www.census1891.com/streets-t.php

But sadly it only has the Southwark Tabard Street that Jerry found.


Are you sure you're not looking...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2017, 10:33 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Found it! Daily News 3rd Oct '88 "Mr. W....

Found it!
Daily News 3rd Oct '88

"Mr. W. Wess, Secretary of the International Working Men's Club, Berner-street, called at our office at midnight and made the following statement:-It having come to...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-02-2017, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I think Jon has it right, and it was probably one...

I think Jon has it right, and it was probably one of the two courts almost opposite the entrance to George Yard.
Forum: Pub Talk 12-01-2017, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Memorial to the Laughing Policeman

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-42180063

Kudos to the anonymous Leicestershire police archivist!
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-01-2017, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
You may well be right there! Although Sugden...

You may well be right there! Although Sugden seems to dismiss this possibility, the Echo 11th Sept has the following;

"Another man on whom a good deal of interested centered was arrested at...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-01-2017, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
You're spot on, Jon G, many thanks! Pages 113-117...

You're spot on, Jon G, many thanks! Pages 113-117 in my edition, if anyone wants to read it themselves. Essentially he suggests the police telegram was poorly phrased (or poorly reported by the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Sorry no, that's all the info I found. There were...

Sorry no, that's all the info I found. There were apparently 10 registered lodging houses in Thrawl Street. Only Flower & Dean St (30) and Dorset St (13) had more. The only one I can name is...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Jon. Interestingly, Isenscmidt was...

Thanks Jon. Interestingly, Isenscmidt was described as "very powerfully built" when first admitted to an asylum in Sept 1887. By 1895 He was "slim", but by 1896 he had "put on flesh".
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
To be fair to Piggott, he claimed that he hit the...

To be fair to Piggott, he claimed that he hit the woman only after she bit him, when he tried to help her as she had a fit.

Is there a good description of Isenschmidt? For what it's worth, Mrs...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 07:35 AM
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Views: 441
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Description of a Man "Wanted."

Star 10th Sept '88

Description of a Man "Wanted."
The series of murders which now even the police believe to be the work of one man, is engaging the attention of a large force of plain clothes...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 268
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Quite. But they can't both have killed Chapman....

Quite. But they can't both have killed Chapman.
If you're thinking they were one and the same person, Taylor described his man as 5'8" (although he did lose 10 years and gain a few pounds from one...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 268
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
No need for charts, you're already spot on - The...

No need for charts, you're already spot on -
The Star 8th Sept says;
"Taylor says he has seen this man coming out of a lodging-house in Thrall-street. He thinks that he is a foreigner"

That said, I...
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