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Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-20-2017, 05:20 AM
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Great! I look forward to going. :)

Great! I look forward to going. :)
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
I saw this sketch somewhere before I just can't...

I saw this sketch somewhere before I just can't remember where!
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-11-2017, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Hi Abby. Thank Tom Wescott for that, he was the...

Hi Abby.

Thank Tom Wescott for that, he was the one who came up with that unique interpretation, I'm merely representing his opinion for him.
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-11-2017, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
So you're fine linking Nichols and Kelly (when...

So you're fine linking Nichols and Kelly (when Nichols was less extensively mutilated) but you have a hard time attributing Chapman and Eddowes to the same killer when Eddowes' injuries were more...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 10-11-2017, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
The IWMES are the Men that Will not be Blamed for...

The IWMES are the Men that Will not be Blamed for Nothing.
Forum: Annie Chapman 10-11-2017, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
He also used robbery to take at least one ring...

He also used robbery to take at least one ring from Annie's finger.

And yes in one regard it does sound like Polly's and Kelly's murders. And that is the idea that he posed as client
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-10-2017, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Indeed but Annie Chapman and Mary Kelly both...

Indeed but Annie Chapman and Mary Kelly both lived on Dorset Street and the newspaper source discovered by Jerry Dunlop provided a contemporaneous link between the two victims.

They very possibly...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 10-10-2017, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Well there's also the similarities in terms of...

Well there's also the similarities in terms of her injuries - throat cut, abdominal attack and a stab to to her private area (which we see in Tabram and Nichols.)
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-10-2017, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Interesting statement you made there Michael. Are...

Interesting statement you made there Michael. Are you saying that if a motive is found for the murders that it would show the victims knew who would be murdered next (which is unusual) or that it...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-09-2017, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Have you read The Bank Holiday Murders by Tom...

Have you read The Bank Holiday Murders by Tom Wescott? I highly recommend it, there's some interesting theories and interpretation of evidence in there, especially regarding whether some of the...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-09-2017, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
In my view whether they knew each other is a...

In my view whether they knew each other is a possibility.

Yes there were thousands of people living in the East End at the time but also its disappointing that when someone suggests the victims may...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-28-2017, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
His press statement discrepancies could be...

His press statement discrepancies could be explained as being motivated by money, attention seeking or bad reporting.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-28-2017, 07:54 AM
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Maybe the man Hutchinson saw was an upper class...

Maybe the man Hutchinson saw was an upper class 'slummer?'

Slumming was a well documented act around the time of the killings and perhaps this explains the man's attaire/wealth and why Hutch peered...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-16-2017, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Good luck with your book! :)

Good luck with your book! :)
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-15-2017, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Hi Tom. I've read both your books and find both...

Hi Tom.

I've read both your books and find both of them to be thoroughly entertaining, and most of all exciting and engaging in terms of research and potential avenues opened for further...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-15-2017, 06:30 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Most likely these images on pinterest are...

Most likely these images on pinterest are fake.

However a photo of Martha Tabram alive is said to be in possession of her relatives...
Forum: Witnesses 09-15-2017, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Charles Preston

Has anyone managed to turn up a physical description of him thus far?
Forum: Martha Tabram 08-23-2017, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Perhaps the killer actually lived in George Yard...

Perhaps the killer actually lived in George Yard Buildings?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-18-2016, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Reliability of Profiling

Recently I've come across something that has led me to question the reliability of any modern day profiles of Jack the Ripper.

One profile said that Jack was a "charmer" you used his smooth talking...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2016, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Meant one of the passages has reopened, not...

Meant one of the passages has reopened, not responded haha :d

And yeah I went as close as I could to Dorset Street, got a decent view but it's still all closed off. Very small street surprisingly.
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2016, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Down in Whitechapel

So I'm down in Whitechapel for the day having a look around the area, getting a feel for it and taking a look at the murder sites.

Bucks row is still part closed and the mitre square refurbishment...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2016, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Smoking in 1880s

I perceive smoking today to be fairly socially unacceptable and one of the most disgusting habits anyone could entertain, with this in mind I'm interested in finding out how popular smoking was in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-13-2016, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
Jack the Ripper probably lived locally, although...

Jack the Ripper probably lived locally, although I wouldn't rule out the killer living outside White chapel and venturing in to commit murders and gliding out again.

If he was to live in Whitechapel...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 06-13-2016, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
And also in my opinion the man seen asking...

And also in my opinion the man seen asking Blenkingsopp about the couple was likely a plan clothes detective. Risky for the actual killer to interact with other people like this for fear of acting...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 06-13-2016, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Sleuth1888
I think it is more likely that the police and...

I think it is more likely that the police and coroners wanted to keep information and witness statements out of the public eye in order to put the killer on the back foot. I think the official...
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