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Forum: A6 Murders 05-18-2018, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Harry D
As well he should. Jenkins is guilty as sin.

As well he should. Jenkins is guilty as sin.
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-16-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,711
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Posted By Harry D
The GSG will remain one of the many great...

The GSG will remain one of the many great unknowns of the case. Convincing arguments can be made for both sides. Some believe the discarded apron was used to authenticate the graffito, while others...
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-16-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 221
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Posted By Harry D
This is an oft-mooted theory in Jason's case, but...

This is an oft-mooted theory in Jason's case, but it's not one I've ever bought into. Bodies have been moved before in hit-and-run cases, but I don't see someone bundling a grown man into their car,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 05-09-2018, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Harry D
It's a shame that these debates become so...

It's a shame that these debates become so adversarial in nature, usually on account of posters airing old grievances. The possibility of a connection between the Ripper & Thames Torso series should...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 04-25-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,994
Posted By Harry D
100% DNA match apparently. Holy ****.

100% DNA match apparently. Holy ****.
Forum: General Letters or Communications 04-23-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Harry D
Hello Abby, Very intriguing. I forgot that Hutch...

Hello Abby,

Very intriguing. I forgot that Hutch is one of your favourites.

Several of the murders happened in Jewish neighbourhoods, at a time when antisemitism was rife. It's just as likely that...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 04-22-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Harry D
Hello Abby, Re: Astrakhan man - are you...

Hello Abby,

Re: Astrakhan man - are you suggesting that the killer disguised himself as a Jew? I donít understand.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-22-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Harry D
http://www.casebook.org/dissertations/rn-beadmore....

http://www.casebook.org/dissertations/rn-beadmore.html
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-20-2018, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Harry D
Hello Abby, Would Jane Beadmore’s murder...

Hello Abby,

Would Jane Beadmore’s murder qualify, I wonder? She was killed and eviscerated on Sept 22 1888 by her lover. Did he share the same paraphillia as the Ripper or was he taking...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-19-2018, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Harry D
Fish, I'm aware that organs were missing in other...

Fish, I'm aware that organs were missing in other Torso cases, but be that as it may, the Pinchin St case still poses a problem when trying to establish a pattern of behaviour. In the canonical five...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-19-2018, 01:07 AM
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Posted By Harry D
The lack of evisceration/excision in the Pinchin...

The lack of evisceration/excision in the Pinchin St torso is problematic for the one killer theory. Was the abdominal wound and disposal in Whitechapel an attempt to mislead the authorities into...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-17-2018, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Harry D
Not to interrupt the current topic, but the...

Not to interrupt the current topic, but the argument goes that just because something is unprecedented or infinitesimally unlikely, doesn't mean it couldn't happen. In this case, two gruesome...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Harry D
And that's fair enough, but knowing that serial...

And that's fair enough, but knowing that serial killers can deviate and murder on a whim, I prefer to take the irritatingly agnostic view.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Harry D
FYI, I would consider Mary Ann Austin's murder in...

FYI, I would consider Mary Ann Austin's murder in 1901 a "one-off". Who knows, the Ripper may have struck again twelve years later but due to the time-lapse and the lack of murders that proceeded it,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Harry D
But those are interpreted "one-offs"...

But those are interpreted "one-offs" that you're speaking about. You don't know that they weren't committed by the same perpetrator, just because the MOs were dissimilar. And don't the records show...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Harry D
But when the "one-offs" start mounting...

But when the "one-offs" start mounting up, there's an increasing likelihood that they are not one-offs.

I no longer subscribe to this concept that "If the killer did this to Mary Kelly, why didn't...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-15-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Harry D
The Ripper was targetting women on the...

The Ripper was targetting women on the backstreets or in their own rooms. Presumably, the throat-cutting was necessary to silence them quickly, ensure they were dead, facilitate exsanguination for...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-13-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Harry D
I bet they never saw that coming!

I bet they never saw that coming!
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-13-2018, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Harry D
If you take Elizabeth Jackson & the Pinchin...

If you take Elizabeth Jackson & the Pinchin St torso out of the equation, I could easily accept that the Whitehall torso was probably a one-off murder that coincided near the beginning of the Ripper...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-13-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Harry D
Well said, Abby. Everyone has preconceived...

Well said, Abby. Everyone has preconceived notions as to what the killer should or shouldnít have done. Iím sure if you look through various serial killer profiles you will find behaviour that was...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-12-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,216
Posted By Harry D
With the way things are going with the Ruskis, I...

With the way things are going with the Ruskis, I wouldn't be quick to rule out the apocalypse just yet.
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 299,222
Posted By Harry D
When you remove the misconception that Wallace...

When you remove the misconception that Wallace didn't have time to commit the murder, this really isn't the great unsolvable mystery it's made out to be.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-12-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 289,625
Posted By Harry D
Apart from Mary Kelly, all of the Ripper victims...

Apart from Mary Kelly, all of the Ripper victims were killed outdoors because they didn't have their own lodgings. Jackson was most likely murdered on the killer's premises and couldn't be...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-11-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 289,625
Posted By Harry D
The Casebook entry mentions one source that...

The Casebook entry mentions one source that claimed the womb was removed. Iíve seen this repeated in a couple of Ripper books.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-11-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 289,625
Posted By Harry D
Why do some sources say that the womb was missing?

Why do some sources say that the womb was missing?
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