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Forum: General Suspect Discussion Today, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The link, after the extract you posted, goes on...

The link, after the extract you posted, goes on to say;

"t must be distinctly understood however that the poor applicant is not kept waiting for relief, but is lodged and fed, whilst the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Rather than just the physical link, it's more...

Rather than just the physical link, it's more probable that the dump sites are linked by the person (or persons) using them.
If I recall, there were mentions during the coverage of Lizzie Jackson's...
Forum: Witnesses Today, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Packer and the Pinchin Street torso

Found this report in the Middlesborough Daily Gazette 14th Sept 1889, shortly after the Pinchin Street torso was discovered. It seems Matthew Packer was attacked, but after which murder - Alice...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Equally they could have entered the canal from...

Equally they could have entered the canal from the river. Though only theoretically, I'd have thought - there's not much of a current in a canal. And it still took several months to find...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Talking of names, has anyone investigated a...

Talking of names, has anyone investigated a possible connection between Frederick Moore, finder of the Pimlico arm, and Jim Moore, witness to the finding of the Lambeth arm?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Well, that explains how he made the arm...

Well, that explains how he made the arm mysteriously appear in the vault!
Forum: General Suspect Discussion Yesterday, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Why would he write that he'd "tried to gain...

Why would he write that he'd "tried to gain access" unless he'd not been admitted?
Surely if he actually had been admitted he would have said as much.
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I thought that, but there's a dot over the...

I thought that, but there's a dot over the "i" (or the "y") so could it be Shipton?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-14-2017, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not to mention that, in some years, they were...

Not to mention that, in some years, they were pulling an average of ten bodies a week from the Thames. Mostly acidental drownings and suicides, admittedly, but one more - even one in several pieces -...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-14-2017, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
1. Yes 2. No 3.....Maybe?

1. Yes
2. No
3.....Maybe?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-14-2017, 02:20 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I totally agree, Sox. However, in defence of the...

I totally agree, Sox. However, in defence of the FBI, I believe their definition of 'posing' includes any post-mortem movement of the body, for whatever purpose. They should have used another term,...
Forum: Neil, P.C. John 10-13-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Good finds! I wonder if the Walter Purkiss who...

Good finds!
I wonder if the Walter Purkiss who was burgled is the same one living further up Buck's Row at Essex Wharf in 1888?

Edit: I see you had the same thought!
Forum: Martha Tabram 10-13-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 78,319
Posted By Joshua Rogan
The trouble is several of the stabs went through...

The trouble is several of the stabs went through her lungs. If she was still alive at that time you'd expect her last breaths to have sprayed blood everywhere, and I don't think there's any mention...
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-12-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By Joshua Rogan
And why was it done?

And why was it done?
Forum: General Discussion 10-12-2017, 06:08 AM
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Views: 1,012
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Jon, According to the Morning Advertiser 12th...

Hi Jon,
According to the Morning Advertiser 12th Sept;
"mrs. Fiddyman, the landlay of the house into which it was stated a blood-stained and wild-looking man entered shortly after the hour at which...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-11-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 553
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
There's a paperback copy on ebay for 12* *but...

There's a paperback copy on ebay for 12*

*but sadly out of stock
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Well, they have CCTV these days and DNA evidence....

Well, they have CCTV these days and DNA evidence. Even so it was 6 months before her head was found, by someone fishing.

Wasn't the Rainham torso also (partially) dumped in the Regent's Canal and...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, I think Piser was described as having two or...

Yes, I think Piser was described as having two or three days of beard growth, but that looks a lot more to me.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Matchsticks are the answer!

Matchsticks are the answer!
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Funnily enough (or not) I've just accidentally...

Funnily enough (or not) I've just accidentally watched a documentary about the murder of Gemma McCluskie. She was murdered by her brother during an argument, then dismembered and dumped in the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Funnily enough, Piggott is mentioned in the...

Funnily enough, Piggott is mentioned in the paragraph above, so I assumed it was him until I saw the caption (it's pretty close to how I pictured him). So you (and Chris) may well be correct.
It also...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 19,905
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hmmm. Wasn't the arm found at the Lambeth blind...

Hmmm. Wasn't the arm found at the Lambeth blind school initially reported to be part of a murder, but later declared to be a prank?

And how much more discrete can you get - those blind kids would...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 19,905
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Jerry, Can I ask where the report of Condy's...

Hi Jerry,
Can I ask where the report of Condy's fluid comes from? Was it from the doctors, the press or elsewhere? Only I happened to read a press report just yesterday that said as soon as the body...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By Joshua Rogan
The face of Leather Apron

I'm not sure how I've only just noticed, but the Star 11th Sept '88 has a sketch of John Piser, alias Leather Apron! http://www.casebook.org/images/star091188a.jpg
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 19,905
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Interesting stuff! Was any further work done to...

Interesting stuff! Was any further work done to see if all the pieces were dumped at the same time, or a few bits a day over the course of the week?
Could we possibly trace the route taken? Assuming...
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