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Forum: Witnesses 11-17-2017, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
From sloppy angry penknife stabber to someone who...

From sloppy angry penknife stabber to someone who created such an impression that surgically trained people were looked at, is a crevasse to far to be bridged in 1 month.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-17-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
The part in bold above Jerry...if we look at the...

The part in bold above Jerry...if we look at the killer of Polly then Annie as one man, can you see any reason why his attitude might not be exactly the same as above? Posing as a client, choking or...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 11-17-2017, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Inconsistency is accurate, if you create a...

Inconsistency is accurate, if you create a timeeline and place all the witnesses sightings and stories in chronological order, you can clearly see some people were either lying or very inaccurate. If...
Forum: Witnesses 11-17-2017, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
You don't have to conclude it was a bayonet, you...

You don't have to conclude it was a bayonet, you only have to follow Killeen's description of the weapon as a "dagger". Something, which in length and breadth, can be very similar to bayonets of the...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 11-16-2017, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Sorry, but she was seen in the company of several...

Sorry, but she was seen in the company of several people, if you count Israels BSM...which I don't by the way.

You are on the money when you say they will never be solved to the satisfaction of...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 11-16-2017, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I think if I recall correctly Sam that the City...

I think if I recall correctly Sam that the City was using a Policy that dictated release of the Drunk and Disorderly as soon as they sobered up, rather than using the Met policy of holding them all...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 11-14-2017, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
If the intention was to distract or preoccupy the...

If the intention was to distract or preoccupy the police, then why 2 different jurisdictions? Why so long between murders..over 45 minutes. How could the killers plan for the Eddowes kill when she...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-13-2017, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I'm sure that the contemporary police would love...

I'm sure that the contemporary police would love your police work when all it amounts to is putting all the unsolved murders, as different and unique as they are individually, in one group file and...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-13-2017, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I am always amazed how you are willing to set...

I am always amazed how you are willing to set aside a more obvious choice, that Wildbore does present an interesting suspect for just the Torso murders and really has no connective thread to any of...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-08-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Sam, The comment he made that the knife acts...

Hi Sam,

The comment he made that the knife acts themselves were undertaken in order to access and remove the organ taken, that comment suggests knowledge. The fact that he mentions no superfluous...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-08-2017, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I think the interpretation intended is that the...

I think the interpretation intended is that the knife isn't a piece Phillips thought was conventionally used in a PM environment.

I think Baxters proclamation did have impact on the investigation...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-07-2017, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Sam, This Inquest excerpt is arguably what we...

Hi Sam,

This Inquest excerpt is arguably what we can agree Phillips intended to convey....."Was there any anatomical knowledge displayed? - I think there was. There were indications of it. My own...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-07-2017, 04:27 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Considering this is from the summation in Annie...

Considering this is from the summation in Annie Chapmans Inquest, and is essentially the stick with which many of the later murderers evident skill sets are measured, one should wonder why the...
Forum: Witnesses 11-06-2017, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I think the bayonet was suggested because it may...

I think the bayonet was suggested because it may have been broader, studier and double edged. Many bayonets of the period were.
Forum: Witnesses 11-06-2017, 04:30 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I think Jon that Annie admitted to being out to...

I think Jon that Annie admitted to being out to "earn" her doss and feeling terrible while doing so, I don't believe there are any grounds to assume that she meant anything else but solicitation, and...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 11-06-2017, 04:22 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I think what can be gained by this list Station...

I think what can be gained by this list Station Cat is the confirmation that there were other men in Whitechapel and surrounds that were capable of, and did commit, violent acts upon women. Often...
Forum: Witnesses 11-03-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I have a relatively large antique knife...

I have a relatively large antique knife collection, daggers, bayonets, short swords, pocket knives of every variety, and Ive not come across one that has a blade capable of inflicting a dagger sized...
Forum: Witnesses 11-03-2017, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Jon,

Hi Jon,
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-03-2017, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
The subtext here is that we cannot know why any...

The subtext here is that we cannot know why any eviscerations take place, unless the killer is caught, interviewed and documented. However, if ONLY eviscerations take place then we do have grounds to...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-02-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,195
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Posted By Michael W Richards
"Two hours west of Toronto, along Highway...

"Two hours west of Toronto, along Highway 401, lies the small city of London, Ontario. Known as the Forest City, the town is the birthplace of Justin Bieber, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams. And...
Forum: Witnesses 11-02-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
The value of the peaked cap man in the Stride...

The value of the peaked cap man in the Stride case is wholly reliant on the believability of the witness account, something that apparently wasn't valuable enough to warrant as much as a margin note...
Forum: Witnesses 11-02-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I assume you mean other than the fact that she...

I assume you mean other than the fact that she wasn't ripped, she was killed with 2 weapons, her throat wasn't cut at all, and that there are no abdominal mutilations.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-02-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Michael W Richards
I agree. This would not have remained a secret,...

I agree. This would not have remained a secret, in fact in time it would have been something to brag about.." I heard that my Da and some of his mates did old Jackie in themselves. Rid the East End...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-02-2017, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Michael W Richards
Flaps... "Something flat and broad that is...

Flaps...

"Something flat and broad that is attached at one side only and hangs loosely or covers an opening: the flap of an envelope; the flap of a pocket.
Either of the two segments of a book...
Forum: Witnesses 11-02-2017, 02:26 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By Michael W Richards
There is that single large wound description GUT,...

There is that single large wound description GUT, and the fact that soldiers were permitted to wear short swords and bayonets out on Bank Holidays. We also know soldiers were out in pairs, as this...
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