Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Main
   

Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

Most Recent Posts:
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - by Fisherman 29 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - by Sam Flynn 30 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - by Fisherman 38 minutes ago.
General Discussion: Jack's early inspiration? - by Joshua Rogan 40 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - by Sam Flynn 44 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - by Fisherman 59 minutes ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Motive, Method and Madness: Same motive = same killer - (81 posts)
Martha Tabram: Probibility of Martha Tabram Being a JtR Victim - (14 posts)
General Suspect Discussion: Only one suspect can be shown to have carried a knife. - (9 posts)
Shades of Whitechapel: good riddance-have fun in Hell - (6 posts)
Maybrick, James: 25 YEARS OF THE DIARY OF JACK THE RIPPER: THE TRUE FACTS by Robert Smith - (3 posts)
Kosminski, Aaron: My theory on Kosminski - (3 posts)

Wiki Updates:
Robert Sagar
Edit: Chris
May 9, 2015, 12:32 am
Online newspaper archives
Edit: Chris
Nov 26, 2014, 10:25 am
Joseph Lawende
Edit: Chris
Mar 9, 2014, 10:12 am
Miscellaneous research resources
Edit: Chris
Feb 13, 2014, 9:28 am
Charles Cross
Edit: John Bennett
Sep 4, 2013, 8:20 pm

Most Recent Blogs:
Mike Covell: A DECADE IN THE MAKING.
February 19, 2016, 11:12 am.
Chris George: RipperCon in Baltimore, April 8-10, 2016
February 10, 2016, 2:55 pm.
Mike Covell: Hull Prison Visit
October 10, 2015, 8:04 am.
Mike Covell: NEW ADVENTURES IN RESEARCH
August 9, 2015, 3:10 am.
Mike Covell: UPDDATES FOR THE PAST 11 MONTHS
November 14, 2014, 10:02 am.
Mike Covell: Mike’s Book Releases
March 17, 2014, 3:18 am.

Go Back   Casebook Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Michael W Richards
Forum: Martha Tabram Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
Impatient soldier waits for his friend, he takes...

Impatient soldier waits for his friend, he takes longer than anticipated, and when he goes to look for him, maybe because he had seen coppers asking questions, and when he finds his friend he is in a...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 05:13 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I think Sam that you are correct about the value...

I think Sam that you are correct about the value of first hand inspections, and that is why Ive always given Phillips opinions a nod over others.
Forum: Martha Tabram Today, 03:45 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
I don't have any specific theory about what this...

I don't have any specific theory about what this was all about Harry, I do about whom should be looked at as probable victims of a single killer.

The East End Observer on August 18th wrote that...
Forum: Martha Tabram Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
Being contrary as a lifestyle choice gives you...

Being contrary as a lifestyle choice gives you that position by default. The fact is that soldiers carried the larger weapons that are indicated here due to the Bank Holiday, that soldiers were seen...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I would think the majority do not include her,...

I would think the majority do not include her, and I don't recall one contemporary investigator including her in his own head count.

And I like your position on the "Double Event".. the fact that a...
Forum: Martha Tabram Yesterday, 03:47 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
I think Jon that the dagger was either used...

I think Jon that the dagger was either used first, or last, I don't see the that frenzy halting to change to another weapon for a single stab, or back to the pen knife. From my perspective when you...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:40 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
That's a slippery slope for you Fisherman,...

That's a slippery slope for you Fisherman, because traditional Ripperology starts with a premise and a suspect and tries to string a story together. How is that different from what you've been...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I think even fewer Sam if they know that at the...

I think even fewer Sam if they know that at the other end of the archway there is a dead end.....see room 13.:pleased:
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-17-2017, 04:31 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
That's what I also believe is likely the case...

That's what I also believe is likely the case here Jon. This second weapon, appreciably larger than the one used in a frenzy, suggests a link to people on the streets with such a blade on them at...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,453
Posted By Michael W Richards
I believe that many tradesmen carried knives,...

I believe that many tradesmen carried knives, such as butchers and bootmakers. There are suspects in both those trades. We also know that at least one unfortunate carried a knife the night she was...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-16-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I believe Sam that egress posed great risk as...

I believe Sam that egress posed great risk as well, particularly if, as is in the popular mainstream belief, he didn't choose the venues. The acts must speak for themselves and the specific nature of...
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-14-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 79,373
Posted By Michael W Richards
I think there may be an explanation for 2 weapons...

I think there may be an explanation for 2 weapons with the soldier who was seen waiting for his mate.

If the man with the prostitute is in a rage over something and is stabbing the victim repeatedly...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-12-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
How about a cut that traces around a navel...see...

How about a cut that traces around a navel...see any crude cutting like that with Annie Sam? How about a nose cut that may have accidentally nicked her cheeks? How about a section of severed colon...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-12-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
You mean you disagree with the opinion of the...

You mean you disagree with the opinion of the physician who saw more victims in death than any other, not me Steve. Its well documented that Phillips didn't see the same hand at work with Liz, and...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-12-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
Its not about matching victims by what was done,...

Its not about matching victims by what was done, its how it was done and why it was done.
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-12-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
Perhaps I was unclear. I have no issues marrying...

Perhaps I was unclear. I have no issues marrying Polly and Annie with the same killer for many reasons, particularly the MO, Signatures and Victimology.

Catherine Eddowes was killed in much the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-12-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
Logic requires pattern and consistency,...

Logic requires pattern and consistency, sequential occurrences. In these cases the behaviors can vary greatly, so its impractical to merely assume a routinely morphing murderer.

I think the crux is...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 10-12-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Mystery Singer, My take is; a) I believe if...

Hi Mystery Singer,

My take is;

a) I believe if it was indeed Hutchinson there under the circumstances he describes he is quite possibly a lookout or on the lookout for someone. I also believe its...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-11-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Sleuth, Well, in Pollys case I would...

Hi Sleuth,

Well, in Pollys case I would certainly agree. I believe she is the introduction to this particular killer, and based on what he learned performing his tricks in the street itself, he...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-11-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Michael W Richards
The Murder of Annie Chapman

Lets see if we can gain some foothold in this search by gaining universal acceptance of at least one point.

I contend that the quintessential murder of the killer who has come to be known by a pen...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,333
Posted By Michael W Richards
When you bait the hook as you did Fisherman, by...

When you bait the hook as you did Fisherman, by using details from individual murders and culling them under one mans work, its difficult to play along. You've cited details from individual murders,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I think what you've been saying Gareth could also...

I think what you've been saying Gareth could also be applied to the question of MO. I believe that multiple killers, if doing so because of compulsion, would tend to kill using tried and tested...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-11-2017, 03:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,217
Posted By Michael W Richards
I believe Debra that she demonstrates a lifelong...

I believe Debra that she demonstrates a lifelong commitment of sorts with the T.C. tattoo, would it be so odd to find her using that surname again in 88?
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-11-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,217
Posted By Michael W Richards
Hi Slueth, Yes to the 2 questions...with...

Hi Slueth,

Yes to the 2 questions...with reservations. I'm not certain whether a predictable sequence is a realistic possibility,...although Ive always been intrigued by Kates last 2 alias choices,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-10-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 24,598
Posted By Michael W Richards
I would agree John and Sam, even when the...

I would agree John and Sam, even when the opportunity for dismemberment was at hand the killer in room 13 stopped short of that. I don't think one can argue though that at least one of these Torsos...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.