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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 01:37 PM
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I see two general locations here, Abby, and let's...

I see two general locations here, Abby, and let's not forget that the Pinchin Street killer could easily have removed the victim's arms, but failed to do so. This is despite the fact that the body...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
If that's the case, he seems to have sprayed most...

If that's the case, he seems to have sprayed most of his scent in South West London, and he doesn't seem to have made a good job of polluting the city either, with the bulk of the body parts and...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 12:56 PM
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Not really, Abby. Firstly, I don't believe...

Not really, Abby. Firstly, I don't believe there's a scintilla of evidence to support the idea that the dumper(s) were motivated to display either the torsos or the body parts. Secondly, the majority...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not really, Fish. The Pinchin Street torso could...

Not really, Fish. The Pinchin Street torso could very probably have been the work of a different killer or killers, based in the east. I see about as much sense in an East End dweller heading to...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Ka-boom-tsshhh! :2thumbsup:

Ka-boom-tsshhh! :2thumbsup:
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Thanks, Josh. Not a bad guess on my part, albeit...

Thanks, Josh. Not a bad guess on my part, albeit short by 5kg.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, Mike.

Indeed, Mike.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
That does not have anything at all to do with the...

That does not have anything at all to do with the issue.[/quote]I rather think it does. Railway archways are dark and deeply recessed, and anyone up to no good inside them would be invisible from...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I get the feeling that some mode of transport...

I get the feeling that some mode of transport might have been involved, because a torso with its arms attached is rather bulky, and wouldn't exactly be an easy load. Given that the victim was said to...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
How many streets had railway tracks running over...

How many streets had railway tracks running over them, with convenient arches beneath? Very handy for someone who wanted to drop off a piece of incriminating evidence without being seen.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Thanks for reminding me, Fish. Oh, indeed, but so...

Thanks for reminding me, Fish.
Oh, indeed, but so were many others.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Was his mother still living there when the torso...

Was his mother still living there when the torso was dumped? Was she still living, for that matter?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, but there's no excuse for a serious book...

Indeed, but there's no excuse for a serious book written in 2002 not to cite its sources, if that's what happened.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Early forerunner? Gordon's book was only...

Early forerunner? Gordon's book was only published 15 years ago.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 07:13 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Debs, Fish The statements needn't be mutually...

Debs, Fish

The statements needn't be mutually exclusive. The arm might have been sawn through (e.g. at the elbow and/or forearm) AND the remainder wrenched out at the shoulder. Like your lamb joint,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 06:09 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I once bought a book about torso murders. It cost...

I once bought a book about torso murders. It cost me an arm and a leg.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2017, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
From a dispassionate perspective, what we appear...

From a dispassionate perspective, what we appear to have is a number of murders in which the perpetrator(s) want to get shot of the bodies, and the manner in which they do so is neither without...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2017, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
All the TKs needed - probably two, possibly more,...

All the TKs needed - probably two, possibly more, but not one - was a quick look to make sure the coast was clear, then they were good to go. Even today, you could probably walk along the Thames...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2017, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, and I don't believe that the Ripper's...

Indeed, and I don't believe that the Ripper's victims could have been traced back to him. The Ripper's biggest challenge was to avoid being caught in the act of murder, which was a very real danger...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
A 3" cut is actually rather small - about...

A 3" cut is actually rather small - about the length of my index finger, and I'm not particularly "long-fingered". It could conceivably have been a stab that slipped, but that's just conjecture on my...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Just on this point, I make it that the named...

Just on this point, I make it that the named wounds account for a total of 30:

Throat 9
Left Lung 5
Right Lung 2
Heart 1
Liver 5
Spleen 2
Stomach 6
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
True enough, John. But all it amounted to was an...

True enough, John. But all it amounted to was an isolated stab wound here and there, plausibly accidental, and none of them inflicted on the chest, throat or upper abdomen. A world away from what...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not if the slices concerned swiftly sever all the...

Not if the slices concerned swiftly sever all the blood vessels in the neck. And, in the canonicals and non-canonicals alike, we see none of the kinds of stab wounds inflicted on Tabram, if we see...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-15-2017, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I'd stop there, personally. There were two deep...

I'd stop there, personally. There were two deep throat cuts, and they were pretty decisive, and the abdominal cuts were long and severe. In neither case was there any hint that yer man was trying...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2017, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I'm not missing out on anything. I don't see a...

I'm not missing out on anything. I don't see a "dismemberment paraphilia" at work here, not in the slightest. Most of the body parts were dropped into the Thames, and that's a big clue. Go figure.And...
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