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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 09:38 AM
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Isn't Brunswick Buildings in Goulston Street? Is...

Isn't Brunswick Buildings in Goulston Street? Is it anything to do with this story from the esteemed Taunton Courier 18th Sept '89?

"One circumstance was a few days ago reported to the police,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That was certainly mooted at the time....

That was certainly mooted at the time. Forbes-Winslow's ripper suspect was said to have had an associate known as "Dodger", and some speculated this could be Cleary.

It would be inteesting to know...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:59 AM
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Cracking stuff Harry, that sounds exactly like...

Cracking stuff Harry, that sounds exactly like the contemporary story which the one I posted was referring to. Looks like corroboration that the story wasn't just some hazy recollection like Fairy...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Cheers H, I look forward to reading anyrhing you...

Cheers H, I look forward to reading anyrhing you can find.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:36 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Jerry, I thought you'd like that. I can't...

Hi Jerry, I thought you'd like that. I can't claim any credit for finding it, it was in the book of torso press cuttings recommended by Steve earlier. But it did leap out at me when I read it....
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hey Herlock, I was thinking of starting a thread...

Hey Herlock, I was thinking of starting a thread on that very subject!
There's three mentions of shoeblacks that I can think of; one was a witness to the Lambeth blind-school arm find, one was found...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Funnily enough I just read this, from the...

Funnily enough I just read this, from the Lancashire Evening Post, 16th Sept '89;

"It seems the remarkable story told of the visit paid by the man Leary to the London office of the New York Herald...
Forum: Other Mysteries Yesterday, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I was confused by that at first, but it seems a...

I was confused by that at first, but it seems a judgement was made in 1992 to withold them for another 25 years.

I saw a documentary a while ago, which suggested that Oswald was the lone gunman, but...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-21-2017, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Abby, I believe the arms and lower legs of the...

Abby,
I believe the arms and lower legs of the '87 Rainham torso were found in the canal, in two bundles. If I recall, all the Rainham torso parts were said to be wrapped in canvas and tied with...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-20-2017, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Mmm, evidently there was more than one eminent...

Mmm, evidently there was more than one eminent doctor who had a keen interest in the case.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-20-2017, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure Forbes Winslow said he was a surgeon...

I'm not sure Forbes Winslow said he was a surgeon (though he was thought to have been a medical stident), but after the Pinchin St torso was found he did apparently give an interview saying he...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Jack's early inspiration?

Intereting article.

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/amp.thekitchn.com/babys-first-butcher-shop-a-short-history-of-toy-food-175438

There's also mention of toy sweet shops selling tiny cachous
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
A plethora of biographies and obituaries confirm...

A plethora of biographies and obituaries confirm that Woolf Wess was indeed William West. I still can't find a name for the brother though.
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The Daily News has the member who left with Wess...

The Daily News has the member who left with Wess and his brother as "Lewis Selzi".

Was William West actually Wolf Wess, as the witness page says, or was this his brother?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-19-2017, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
It seems very likely that the Star interview...

It seems very likely that the Star interview published on the evening of 1st Oct was conducted after the doctors had performed their autopsy at around 14:30 on 30th Sept.

However, my quote was from...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-19-2017, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Dr Brown again " I should think the whole...

Dr Brown again " I should think the whole thing could have been done in five minutes."
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-19-2017, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That's right, Christer, brought up at the...

That's right, Christer, brought up at the inquest. This is from the Daily News 5th Oct;
"Dr. Brown added that for the purpose of practically testing the time required for what had been done to this...
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2017, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I found this letter to Wolf Wess from...

I found this letter to Wolf Wess from...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-19-2017, 01:59 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Just a thought, but might Tait perhaps have been...

Just a thought, but might Tait perhaps have been the expert Dr Brown engaged to see how long it would take to remove a uterus?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-18-2017, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
If he'd read Hebbert's words on the torsos, the...

If he'd read Hebbert's words on the torsos, the following line may have led to his misunderstanding;

"The joints in each case, with the exception of the left knee, were exactly opened, and the limbs...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-18-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Where did you get these details from, Fish? I'm...

Where did you get these details from, Fish? I'm pretty sure both Jackson's hands were still attached to her arms, according to ASoLM. Likewise, the legs were both separated at the knee - are you...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
It's always best to underestimate a ladies...

It's always best to underestimate a ladies weight....even when she's legless.
Forum: Witnesses 10-17-2017, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Cracking, thanks Debs!

Cracking, thanks Debs!
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
67lb according to the autopsy. Which is 4 3/4...

67lb according to the autopsy. Which is 4 3/4 stone, or 30kg
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
And on the (tangential) subject of...

And on the (tangential) subject of contractors...

In the Penny Illustrated Paper of Sept 14th '89, there is a sketch of the torso being found in the Pinchin Street railway arch. In the yard beyond,...
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