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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-24-2017, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Consider the facial cuts left on some of the...

Consider the facial cuts left on some of the Whitechapel murder victims:

Encarta:
"Yoruba tribal marks

The Yoruba tribal marks are scarifications which are specific identification and...
Forum: Rippercast 03-11-2017, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
Some good Albert Backert discussion...

Some good Albert Backert discussion here:

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=1317
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2017, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
Yes! The memorial is not in Tyrol but Glashutte,...

Yes! The memorial is not in Tyrol but Glashutte, Germany. Here is the memorial:
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2017, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
There is a memorial to an Albert Backert in the...

There is a memorial to an Albert Backert in the Tyrol region of Austria. The inscription reads:


Member of the section of ski of the Club from Vosge of Guebwiller which got lost in the snow and the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-07-2017, 05:52 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Cornwell and Robinson's egomania taint every word...

Cornwell and Robinson's egomania taint every word of their fascinating but wrong tomes. It is easy to become rapt by the euphoria of conspiracy theory - you hold all the cards if you say the moon is...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 03-07-2017, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
The oblique Abberline reference to a "peaked...

The oblique Abberline reference to a "peaked hat"?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 03-05-2017, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
Could the Ripper have been a policeman or dressed...

Could the Ripper have been a policeman or dressed as one?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 02-26-2017, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Yes there is method and opportunity. Kosminski is...

Yes there is method and opportunity. Kosminski is deleted as a suspect immediately in that regard, IMHO.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 02-26-2017, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
This alone surely strikes Tumblety and Kosminski...

This alone surely strikes Tumblety and Kosminski from suspicion. Men to whom "working week" hours of business meant nothing?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 02-10-2017, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Good point. All the dates fall on either no moon...

Good point.

All the dates fall on either no moon (new moon) or quarter moon-into-new-moon.

Records viewable here:

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=1888&country=9

All these murders took...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 02-10-2017, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
I have scant knowledge of the Thames torso...

I have scant knowledge of the Thames torso murders but they too smack of body parts discarded from literal slaughter/cultivation. the Whitehall mystery, too, bears maybe more striking similarities to...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 02-02-2017, 12:23 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Yes, the "Boy Adam" case of a murdered...

Yes, the "Boy Adam" case of a murdered immigrant African boy. His place of origin a key signifier that he had been murdered in the manner of African "muti".
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-18-2017, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
@pcdunn this is an interesting gobbet from South...

@pcdunn this is an interesting gobbet from South African news agency IOL on muti:

"One in five people in South Africa's rural areas has had first-hand experience of a human body part being...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-16-2017, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Perhaps the rituals were secret and the...

Perhaps the rituals were secret and the cultivation of totemic organs slightly less so.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-14-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
As this paper points out, the Yoruba culture has...

As this paper points out, the Yoruba culture has flourished in London since the mid 1800s. Might Muti have shadowed it?

http://www.palgraveconnect.com/pc/doifinder/view/10.1057/9780230601048
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-14-2017, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Musing on Muti Killings...

A bit of festive-break-free-time had me scan books and Internet as I meditated on the word "Juwes" again. Closest word I can find to it is in the language of the Yoruban people of Africa. Inverting...
Forum: Rippercast 08-23-2016, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
Might Dr Tumosa's "most bizarre case"...

Might Dr Tumosa's "most bizarre case" be placed in transcript here or would that be indiscreet?
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 07-10-2016, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Fantomas
And might I throw Henry Wellcome into the hodge...

And might I throw Henry Wellcome into the hodge podge of suspects at this time. A very silly theory on pure supposition I know but he was an enthusiastic Egyptologist with a particular interest in...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 06-29-2016, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Fantomas
The presumed MO and profile of the Ripper does...

The presumed MO and profile of the Ripper does not fit Kosminski's community and police reputation/profile.
I think the Ripper - if one man - was as extraordinarily ordinary as one might get in an...
Forum: Audio -- Visual 06-22-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fantomas
Still - as a "CGI Riff" on Victorian...

Still - as a "CGI Riff" on Victorian London it is quite nice perambulating around even a fantasy late Victorian London.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 06-13-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,426
Posted By Fantomas
Jack The Ripper is a top-hatted supervillain in a...

Jack The Ripper is a top-hatted supervillain in a Joseph Merrick sack cloth hood mask and various preternatural assassins attempt to thwart your every move but it is the recreation of Victorian...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,677
Posted By Fantomas
Interesting, I was unaware of that. Her being...

Interesting, I was unaware of that. Her being non-C5 has obscured that fact from me!
Forum: Pub Talk 06-12-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,785
Posted By Fantomas
Taking place in the week of Stonewall and Gay...

Taking place in the week of Stonewall and Gay Pride celebrations all over the world, terrible news. Reports seem to indicate use of a machine assault rifle. All other gun debate aside,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,677
Posted By Fantomas
Locations of Prostitute murders and military barracks.

The Tower of London is an athletic stone's throw from Whitechapel but it is not an inconsiderable distance. There are Navy, Air Force and army bases on Long Island while the LISK has operated.

...
Forum: Rippercast 06-10-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Fantomas
Thankyou JM and Chris. Maybe a thorough...

Thankyou JM and Chris. Maybe a thorough investigation of just why Savile is often mentioned in the same breath as Sutcliffe, why Savile apparently befriended Sutcliffe in Broadmoor plus why he was...
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