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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
http://www.casebook.org/ripper_media/book_reviews/...

http://www.casebook.org/ripper_media/book_reviews/non-fiction/cjmorley/183.html
Sergeant William Thick was accused of being Jack the Ripper by a member of the public, Mr H.T Haslewood, who wrote to...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-23-2018, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Livy's Early History of Rome might be worth a...

Livy's Early History of Rome might be worth a scout through.

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/3707
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-22-2018, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I didn't mean to suggest that the killer was...

I didn't mean to suggest that the killer was definitely a huntsman or whatever. Just that the details of the kidney extraction are not incompatible. They're pretty scant really - one cut, carefully...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I think that's the way that a butcher, hunter or...

I think that's the way that a butcher, hunter or smallholder would remove a kidney when butchering an animal - make a small slit in the membrane, then slide your fingers into this and run them alomg...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, possibly. I'm just trying to make sense of...

Yes, possibly. I'm just trying to make sense of Brown's words. Do you have an alternative theory?
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks for that Jon. Brown does say that the...

Thanks for that Jon. Brown does say that the kidney was "carefully taken out and removed" but even so, cutting the renal artery and ureter with a six inch blade might well account for the horizontal...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not so sure about that last bit, Sam. Brown...

I'm not so sure about that last bit, Sam. Brown says;
"Behind this the liver was stabbed as if by the point of a sharp instrument. Below this was another incision into the liver of about 2 1/2 inches...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-21-2018, 05:15 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Prof Wilson presented a tv series where he tried...

Prof Wilson presented a tv series where he tried to connect various serial killers with unsolved murders, I seem to recall him saying something similar in that.
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 03:16 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Quite. Can we say that "the left lobe of the...

Quite. Can we say that "the left lobe of the liver was slit through by a vertical cut" is the same wound as "the slit on the under surface of the liver"?
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-21-2018, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
In his statement (from the Ultimate...

In his statement (from the Ultimate JTR.Companion) Brown gives additional info on the cuts to the liver;

"There was a cut from the upper part of the slit on the under surface of the liver to the...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-19-2018, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
So....ripping a woman completely open, pulling...

So....ripping a woman completely open, pulling out some internal organs and leaving them at the scene is "simply murder and mutilation", but taking any others away is organ harvesting and must have...
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
No doubt courtesy of Schneider's peaked cap...

No doubt courtesy of Schneider's peaked cap factory in Buck's Row!
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-18-2018, 06:47 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Except that, undoubtedly, the killer did remove...

Except that, undoubtedly, the killer did remove organs at the crime scenes. He didn't take them away, but he did pull or cut the intestines from the abdomen. I'm interested to know why you think he...
Forum: Rippercast 05-17-2018, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Herlock It was Inspector Abberline who...

Hi Herlock
It was Inspector Abberline who suggested that Lipski was shouted at Schwartz as an insult, Schwartz himself was unable to say who the shout was directed at.
Abberline's 1st Nov report...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-16-2018, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Talking of Dr Who, I only remember him properly...

Talking of Dr Who, I only remember him properly as Tom Price from Survivors (the original version). It was thanks to that program that I spent half my childhood looking forward to the end of...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 94
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
So....some sort of alien abdomen-burster?

So....some sort of alien abdomen-burster?
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Here's the way the Times reports that...

Here's the way the Times reports that section;

"The abdominal walls were divided vertically in the middle line to within a quarter of an inch of the navel; the cut then took a horizontal course for...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 94
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
It is puzzling, but I've always taken it to be an...

It is puzzling, but I've always taken it to be an obscure Victorian alternative term for "near". If you do that, the description of the cuts and their direction then makes sense.



I think you may...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Foster's mortuary sketch is probably a better...

Foster's mortuary sketch is probably a better guide to the extent of the wounds than the photo.

http://photos.casebook.org/displayimage.php?album=35&pos=8
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Sam, As I've just posted, the Times report (to...

Hi Sam,
As I've just posted, the Times report (to me) suggests the "shelving" is caused by the cutter being on the body's right side, so the knife is not held perpendicular to the ground but is...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-16-2018, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Kattrup. I was just looking at this myself. As...

Hi Kattrup. I was just looking at this myself. As others have said, I think Brown is describing the cut starting adjacent to (rather than opposite as he says) the ensiform cartilage, dividing it and...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-16-2018, 04:59 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not *that* hasty a retreat, if the killer was...

Not *that* hasty a retreat, if the killer was indeed responsible for the GSG - PC Long positively stated that the apron was not there when he passed at 02:20, and if he was correct then whoever...
Forum: General Police Discussion 05-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 52,808
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Another reference to police walking tempo, from...

Another reference to police walking tempo, from the Echo 1st Oct;

"In every street was to be heard the "regulation" step of the policeman. It was he only who disturbed the silence of the night, for,...
Forum: General Police Discussion 05-15-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I was just browsing the LMA, and found a document...

I was just browsing the LMA, and found a document (a reference?) stating that Watkins was in the Metropolitan police for six months before resigning and joining the City of London...
Forum: General Police Discussion 05-13-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 378
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Here's an example of a PC (Watkins in an...

Here's an example of a PC (Watkins in an interview with the Star 1st Oct) mentioning a variation of his beat, both the direction and an alternate route (which he didn't use)

"I was working...
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