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Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-20-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,965
Posted By Pinkerton
Director Dave, #60 in the thread brought up the...

Director Dave, #60 in the thread brought up the fact that four men claimed to have been sexually assaulted by Tumblety.
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-20-2017, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Pinkerton
Abbie, I take your point about Norris. As to...

Abbie, I take your point about Norris. As to society being more private about that sort of thing, I think this shouldn't be overestimated. I saw a documentary about President Buchanon in the U.S....
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-20-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By Pinkerton
My take

Please excuse my lateness to this thread. And I have not had the chance to listen to the Podcast in question yet though I intend to when I get the time. I seem to be hearing two claims from people...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 04-24-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 104,236
Posted By Pinkerton
Why the term "Murder!" was used

I think I can explain this. While reading through hundreds of newspaper accounts and court documents related to crime in the LVP I remember hearing witnesses during crimes during the period say that...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-05-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,432
Posted By Pinkerton
Door where George Morris was working

Could you add the two entrances for Kearley & Tonge warehouse (especially the one where George Morris was working that night)? Thanks!
Forum: Witnesses 11-01-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 29,499
Posted By Pinkerton
Good call Chris. After looking at the map I...

Good call Chris. After looking at the map I noticed White's Row isn't anywhere near the "Buck's Row" where Polly Nichol's was killed.

However Mr. Barnett brings up a good point. I did notice...
Forum: Witnesses 10-31-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 29,499
Posted By Pinkerton
Collingbourne Beerhouse

Actually, I believe Pierre could be right. There was a criminal apprehended in the "Collingbourne Beerhouse" in June of 1883 in Buck's Row. If said establishment was still around 5 years later then...
Forum: Visual Media 04-10-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,954
Posted By Pinkerton
candidacy

While the attack WAS on an east-end prostitute not long after the last attack on MJK, the attack took place in Limehouse and this was where the suspect lived as well. This would have been slightly...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 09-09-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Pinkerton
DNA match

Didn't Patricia Cornwell claim to get a mitochondrial DNA match to one of the Ripper letters to Walter Sickert? I'm starting to think that matching mitochondrial DNA to a distant relative is no where...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 09-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,803
Posted By Pinkerton
Academic Paper relating to JTR and the End End

I haven't posted in a long time but thought I would post this link that I saved a long while ago and only recently rediscovered (this professor changed universities and I had to figure out where she...
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-10-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,225
Posted By Pinkerton
What an amazing read of oldest successfully prosecuted cold case in U.S. history!

This is an amazing story of a 55 year old cold case that lead to a successful prosecution (oldest in U.S. history I believe). It involved the murder of a 7 year old child that occurred way back in...
Forum: Casebook Examiner 02-28-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,334
Posted By Pinkerton
I agree Archaic. When I first started doing...

I agree Archaic. When I first started doing research it all seemed so "alien" to me. Of course there was the fact that I'm American researching British history, but then of course there is the LVP...
Forum: Casebook Examiner 02-28-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,334
Posted By Pinkerton
Yep, that is a genuine mistake on my part Archaic...

Yep, that is a genuine mistake on my part Archaic for which I apologize. It should have been "I was also more 'lenient' about what crimes I selected when getting closer to the Ripper crime...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 12-18-2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,661
Posted By Pinkerton
Thanks for a link to this story, I had never...

Thanks for a link to this story, I had never heard it before.

If this animal truly bit through bone as claimed by several witnesses then it could NOT be any kind of canine species. Wolfs can't do...
Forum: Notable Persons 11-05-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,100
Posted By Pinkerton
Definitely taken in the 1970's! Those are some...

Definitely taken in the 1970's! Those are some groovy clothes that cat is wearing. :)
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-05-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 76,882
Posted By Pinkerton
Dave, I just emailed you a list of crimes from...

Dave, I just emailed you a list of crimes from 1888. I probably put in more than you are interested in but feel free to only use the ones that are of interest.

Eventually I would like to start a...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-03-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 76,882
Posted By Pinkerton
before you go on..

Dave, before you go on plotting any more crimes on your map you might hold off for a bit. You are not the only obsessive Ripperologist out there! I have been working on cataloging crimes from the Old...
Forum: Visual Media 10-22-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,161
Posted By Pinkerton
Thanks for the corrections. I missed parts of it...

Thanks for the corrections. I missed parts of it including the first 15 minutes.

Please explain to me Mann's connection to the mortuary. Did he work there as a consequence of his workhouse "duties"...
Forum: Visual Media 10-22-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,161
Posted By Pinkerton
Just finished watching it. It focuses on Robert...

Just finished watching it. It focuses on Robert Mann the mortuary attendant. Very unconvincing. He supposedly killed Tabram through McKenzie. The theory put forward was that by the McKenzie murder...
Forum: Elizabeth Jackson 10-14-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 92
Poll: Idiots Folly
Views: 23,256
Posted By Pinkerton
This has always been my pet theory if indeed the...

This has always been my pet theory if indeed the torso killer was the Ripper. The victims the Ripper got to come to his residence became the torso victims.



While I am familiar with the torsos from...
Forum: Elizabeth Jackson 10-13-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 92
Poll: Idiots Folly
Views: 23,256
Posted By Pinkerton
If the dismemberment of the torso victims was...

If the dismemberment of the torso victims was intended to hide their identity then the killer did a REALLY lousy job with Elizabeth Jackson! He left a piece of the victims clothing on the body with...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-28-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 40,446
Posted By Pinkerton
I acknowledged (if you re-read my post) that...

I acknowledged (if you re-read my post) that Whitechapel was one of the most crowded areas did I not? However it is still only a tiny fraction of the population of London of the time. And crimes in...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-26-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,196
Posted By Pinkerton
The question of McCarthy has always been a...

The question of McCarthy has always been a controversial one. Like Anderson, McCarthy is a very polarizing figure.

Those that believe McCarthy was a "pimp" bring up the fact that there were known...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-25-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 40,446
Posted By Pinkerton
Actually I believe I am in the majority opinion...

Actually I believe I am in the majority opinion in this regard. Not that the majority is always right, because it is often not.



Yeah I remember Sam. A nice fellow but a little over the top (he...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-25-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 40,446
Posted By Pinkerton
Fisherman, if you want to argue that one can't...

Fisherman, if you want to argue that one can't accurately predict the odds of something happening like the double event down to a single digit then you are right (there are WAY too many variables...
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