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Forum: Other Mysteries Today, 06:54 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi All, As you know today is the 87th...

Hi All,

As you know today is the 87th anniversary of the phone call to the club and tomorrow is the anniversary of the murder,

One further thought I had is that if the killer was not Wallace, the...
Forum: A6 Murders 12-31-2017, 02:24 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi OneRound, Thanks for the indepth summation....

Hi OneRound,

Thanks for the indepth summation. Much appreciated.

I agree with your conclusion that Hanratty was most likely (almost certainly) guilty, but did not get a fair trial at the time. That...
Forum: A6 Murders 12-30-2017, 02:11 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Rather too many coincidences here if Hanratty was...

Rather too many coincidences here if Hanratty was truly innocent, eh? Reminds one of another famous British case where the condemned man escaped the noose. :laugh4:
Forum: A6 Murders 12-30-2017, 02:10 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Herlock, I did indeed, hope yours and...

Hi Herlock, I did indeed, hope yours and everyone's here was as well.

It seems most here think he was guilty, but one or 2 dissenters and a few who think he was guilty think the evidence wasn't...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-30-2017, 01:47 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Happy Birthday John! Hope you all had a Merry...

Happy Birthday John!

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and wishing you a Happy New Year :)

I think the timeline of events is very significant. I'm trying to say this without sounding prejudiced to...
Forum: A6 Murders 12-22-2017, 11:42 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Graham, Caz, Spitfire, Derrick, OneRound, and...

Hi Graham, Caz, Spitfire, Derrick, OneRound, and Cobalt:

Thanks for your warm welcome and more info on the case. I'm having a read now thru the links that were provided.

My initial impression is it...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-22-2017, 11:05 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Absolutely. Either the call was Wallace himself...

Absolutely. Either the call was Wallace himself as part of a murder plot or a prank IMO. There is no use for the call otherwise; there is nothing it could achieve that could not be acquired thru...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-22-2017, 01:18 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
For sure. All the following indicate a planned...

For sure.

All the following indicate a planned kill :

1. Julia struck from behind with no sign of struggle whatsoever, no defensive wounds, nothing underneath Julia's fingernails etc.

2....
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-22-2017, 01:13 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
By virtue of Beattie expressing no suspicion and...

By virtue of Beattie expressing no suspicion and telling Wallace about it (and the whole club discussing it), Wallace could rightly assume that there would be significant reasonable doubt regardless...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-22-2017, 01:07 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Whoever the killer was, he must have taken some...

Whoever the killer was, he must have taken some risk. (Even if the killer was not Wallace and planned only a robbery, he was taking a significant risk)

Many wife murderers have taken much more...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-21-2017, 11:44 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Bingo, you've succinctly phrased it better than I...

Bingo, you've succinctly phrased it better than I ever could! :2thumbsup:
Forum: A6 Murders 12-21-2017, 11:35 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi all, I am just getting acquainted with this...

Hi all, I am just getting acquainted with this case and don't mean to intrude on serious conversation with my novice grasp of this case:hiya:

Could someone kindly tell me

1) What is the reason...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-21-2017, 11:27 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Graham, Believe it or not but RWE has changed...

Hi Graham,

Believe it or not but RWE has changed his tune.

He gives credit to James Murphy for having solved the Wallace case (finding WHW guilty) in his 2011 book "Murder on File." (He also wrote...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 04:49 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Nick, my logic would tell me that if I had fooled...

Nick, my logic would tell me that if I had fooled someone enough that they not only didn't think it was me but fully bought in to the extent where they likely would never have even considered it...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 04:28 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Cheers Caz, and a very important point here;...

Cheers Caz, and a very important point here; consider if someone other than Wallace was the killer, most agree that only an unplanned impulsive killing makes sense. But then this hardly jibes with...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 04:21 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Charles, Wallace, if he was the caller, has a...

Hi Charles,

Wallace, if he was the caller, has a free shot. He gets to feel out how it went. He can arrive at the club and see how Beattie presents it to him. If there is no suspicion there, if...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-19-2017, 04:09 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
There is no evidence Parry and Beattie knew...

There is no evidence Parry and Beattie knew eachother.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-19-2017, 02:04 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
You've made strong points here. If it was truly...

You've made strong points here. If it was truly impossible for Wallace to have committed the crime, let's say he literally would have to have been at two places at once or Julia Wallace was seen...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-19-2017, 12:12 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
The lack of blood tracks leading out of the...

The lack of blood tracks leading out of the parlor is very critical in my opinion. For all the talk of "how could Wallace possibly have avoided blood splatter/not used the drains/cleaned up in the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-18-2017, 11:57 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Very interesting idea there.

Very interesting idea there.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-18-2017, 03:24 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
It wouldn't matter how long Close stayed nor...

It wouldn't matter how long Close stayed nor would it shorten the time frame. The time frame begins when Close leaves and he can take as long as he wants (within reason). The time frame is only close...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-18-2017, 01:31 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
hi John, I think the obstacles are more...

hi John,

I think the obstacles are more "what did he do with the weapon?" and "how did he avoid blood or clean up without using the drains" more than the time. The timing factor seems a non-issue to...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-17-2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
I'd imagine his adrenaline would be pumping like...

I'd imagine his adrenaline would be pumping like mad, maybe that is why he seemed so "agitated" when searching for Menlove Gardens East? Or maybe he was just frustrated at being lost ...:lol:

Your...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-17-2017, 04:37 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Nick, This is some solid sleuthing you've...

Hi Nick,

This is some solid sleuthing you've done here, good job.

Quite ironic indeed.

Whenever a past crime has occurred, I often search for the weather history and sunset times etc in the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-17-2017, 01:32 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Well he spent the time trying to be seen by more...

Well he spent the time trying to be seen by more people you could argue to strengthen his alibi of a genuinely befuddled, searching man. Like Kate Mather who gave him the boot so she could listen to...
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