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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-17-2018, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hmmm, Gillis is an interesting case. As is the...

Hmmm, Gillis is an interesting case. As is the other serial killer active at the same time and place;

"More attention was paid to cold cases of murdered women when Derrick Todd Lee was apprehended...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-17-2018, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
What about the words of Bond, who was also there,...

What about the words of Bond, who was also there, and said of the Ripper series;

"In each case the mutilation was inflicted by a person who had no scientific nor anatomical knowledge. In my opinion...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I don't think there would necessarily have been a...

I don't think there would necessarily have been a set procedure for cutting up bodies (although perhaps, as Forbes Winslow thought, the way butchers joint animals in a consistent manner might be...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Jerry. What do you make of the sentance...

Thanks Jerry. What do you make of the sentance I've highlighted?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-14-2018, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm reasonably sure that the heart needs to be...

I'm reasonably sure that the heart needs to be pumping in order to generate arterial blood spray.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-13-2018, 05:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Here's a link between the Jackson and Kelly...

Here's a link between the Jackson and Kelly cases;

"Solomon Hearne, tinman and brazier, whose address was, “living in a tent near a dust-heap on Lammas-land, Townmead-road, Fulham,” stated that on...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-13-2018, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
And, of course, there's no way of knowing how...

And, of course, there's no way of knowing how many torsos were floated down the Thames without being discovered.
Forum: Elizabeth Jackson 04-13-2018, 04:49 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Oops, that might have been me, accidentally...

Oops, that might have been me, accidentally spreading misinformation. I posted once about that link but had misremembered the name written in the drawers; it was actually L E Fisher, not Lizzie...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-12-2018, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not true, Herlock....sometimes Torsoman left the...

Not true, Herlock....sometimes Torsoman left the legs miles apart!
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-11-2018, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Good show! Even though I find it hard to believe...

Good show!
Even though I find it hard to believe anyone could be engaged in a deadly vendetta against a moribund organisation like the Metropolitan Board of Works (which technically no longer even...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-11-2018, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Gotcha now. Fish. Ta.

Gotcha now. Fish. Ta.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-11-2018, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That may have been what you meant to say, but...

That may have been what you meant to say, but what you actually said of "reasonable doubt" was "It allows courts of law to convict in cases where there is no conclusive technical evidence."

Which is...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-11-2018, 04:42 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
This is patently untrue. You absolutely should...

This is patently untrue. You absolutely should not convict anyone if there's a reasonable doubt about their guilt. You cannot convict someone because of a reasonable doubt about their innocence; it's...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-10-2018, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Before I took an interest in the Ripper murders I...

Before I took an interest in the Ripper murders I had occasion to walk along those railway arches at night, and I'm pretty sure I said exactly the same thing as the inspector. It's that sort of...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-09-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That was the Pinchin Street Torso, Abby.

That was the Pinchin Street Torso, Abby.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-09-2018, 02:42 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Darryl, I believe Met police were and are...

Hi Darryl,

I believe Met police were and are able to operate in City territory, and vice versa.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-08-2018, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I believe a foetus of about the right age was...

I believe a foetus of about the right age was pulled from the Thames, in a jar. But for some reason was discounted as being Jackson's.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-08-2018, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That's an interesting angle, I'd never thought of...

That's an interesting angle, I'd never thought of it like that before.
What do you think that says about the likelihood of the two series being related?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-06-2018, 11:34 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Other way around, according to the doctors. The...

Other way around, according to the doctors. The thigh cuts were almost dry, whereas the neck had bled a little.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-04-2018, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Debs. Quite. Since the foetus was removed...

Thanks Debs.
Quite. Since the foetus was removed via a cut through the uterus' left wall, removing two strips of frontal abdominal wall wouldn't appear to be of much help if the uterus was still in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-04-2018, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Robert, Jackson was estimated by Hebbert to be...

Hi Robert,
Jackson was estimated by Hebbert to be 6-7 months pregnant, from the size of the uterus (10" long x 7.5" wide) and placenta (6.5" in diameter), so fairly well advanced. The uterus had been...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-04-2018, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm pretty sure Van Gogh was responsible for that...

I'm pretty sure Van Gogh was responsible for that one.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-04-2018, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
What makes you say that, Fish?

What makes you say that, Fish?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-04-2018, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
True, but that's the minimum size the slips could...

True, but that's the minimum size the slips could have been. They could also, between them, have comprised the entire front of the abdominal wall, from pubis via hip crests to sternum. Which might...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-03-2018, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I think it's what the sparse evidence we do have...

I think it's what the sparse evidence we do have points to, but fair enough.



The slips included not just the front of the pelvic section but also some of the upper abdominal section too, from the...
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