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Old 04-21-2017, 05:12 AM
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A coat seems reasonable, Steve, as Llewellyn could grab that and put it on as he walked. Whether he would have needed - or taken the time - to layer up with vests, waistcoats, jackets etc., with a PC waiting to escort him to the murder scene, is another matter.
There was virtually no rain that night, hence PC Thain not needing to wear his cloak, but there had been a thunderstorm the previous afternoon. And generally it seems to have been very rainy around that time (but then, it is England), as this clip suggests;

Lloyds Weekly 2nd Sept
"FRESH FLOODS IN THE EAST-END.
As a consequence of the heavy rains of the past few days there has been a renewal of the floods in the East-end of London, and on Wednesday many of the inhabitants of the Isle of Dogs, Plaistow, and Stratford were again compelled to leave their houses. The West Ham fire brigade were called out at an early hour to pump out the water in the basements and cellars. The great tract of grass land lying east of Stratford was again submerged, the cattle and pigs finding nothing but a mere fringe of grass to feed upon. Wanstead-flats were in parts almost impassable. The crops in Essex have been seriously damaged by Tuesday's and Wednesday's rain, and much of the wheat which had been stacked will be unfit for use."

This period of heavy rain also seems to have been what led to the terrible hop harvest that year.
Agree entirely.

That was one of the reasons I gave figures for 1-5 minutes possible delay.
Made basic assumption that he would put on trousers and some top cover, which could just be a coat over nightwear I guess
Just no way of knowing. Of course

Yes rain here is always a real possability I doubt that has changed much.


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Welcome back Pierre,

Actually, if Lechmere was headed for work, I'd imagine he did such things as shaving or breakfasting (not so sure about the early morning drinking). It was the roused doctor that I wondered about regarding how he quickly got out to examine the corpse.

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Hi Jeff,

but you did wonder about Lechmere too, since you wrote:

"this might delay them leaving their homes (Lechmere, the Doctor)".

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I humbly predict that Charles Lechmere will be as good a suspect after Steves efforts a he was before them.
Hi Fisherman,

I do not think that Charles Lechmere is a good suspect. I think he is not a suspect at all.

For Lechmere being a so called suspect, or rather an historical person with many indications for having been Jack the Ripper, there must be many pieces of evidence.

You need a motive and you need evidence for it. There must be functional explanations as well as motive explanations. They must be congruent through time, and they must show us why he started and stopped and started and stopped again. And there must be evidence from all the murder cases.

Can you explain why the killer started killing?
Can you explain why he had a motive and how that motive worked?
Can you explain what details in all of the murder cases are connected to him?
Can you explain the choice of the murder sites?
Can you explain the choice of victims?
Can you explain the signature?
Can you explain the GSG?
Can you explain why witnesses saw what they saw?
Can you explain the dates for the murders?
Can you explain why he stopped with Kelly and started again with McKenzie?
Can you explain why he stopped again with the Pinchin Street case?
Can you show us a confession?
Can you show us a false alibi?
Can you tell us if Stride was his victim?
If so, can you tell us why she was not mutilated?
Can you give evidence for all those points for your so called suspect Charles Lechmere?

Regards, Pierre
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This thread, so far, is about the possibilities of what happened in Bucks Row, not suspects.
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This thread, so far, is about the possibilities of what happened in Bucks Row, not suspects.
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But we don't have and Crossmere threads.
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Old 04-21-2017, 09:50 PM
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Hi Fisherman,

I do not think that Charles Lechmere is a good suspect. I think he is not a suspect at all.

For Lechmere being a so called suspect, or rather an historical person with many indications for having been Jack the Ripper, there must be many pieces of evidence.

You need a motive and you need evidence for it. There must be functional explanations as well as motive explanations. They must be congruent through time, and they must show us why he started and stopped and started and stopped again. And there must be evidence from all the murder cases.

Can you explain why the killer started killing?
Can you explain why he had a motive and how that motive worked?
Can you explain what details in all of the murder cases are connected to him?
Can you explain the choice of the murder sites?
Can you explain the choice of victims?
Can you explain the signature?
Can you explain the GSG?
Can you explain why witnesses saw what they saw?
Can you explain the dates for the murders?
Can you explain why he stopped with Kelly and started again with McKenzie?
Can you explain why he stopped again with the Pinchin Street case?
Can you show us a confession?
Can you show us a false alibi?
Can you tell us if Stride was his victim?
If so, can you tell us why she was not mutilated?
Can you give evidence for all those points for your so called suspect Charles Lechmere?

Regards, Pierre
Actually, I've avoided the Lechmere controversy so far, but (for a real change Pierre) I think you are right on target with your list of pertinent questions.

Congradulations!

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Actually, I've avoided the Lechmere controversy so far, but (for a real change Pierre) I think you are right on target with your list of pertinent questions.

Congradulations!

Jeff
Pierre

While I do appreciate your I put please don't turn this thread into a lechmere is or is not one.

There are plenty of threads you could post on or even start a new one. Note I am not insisting or telling merely asking a fellow poster.

The first two parts of the Bucks Row project are ment to be stand alone threads basically presenting data with the hope that data will be discussed.

I accept that when I reach part 3 this will become such a thread, but until then please can I respectfully ask you to restrain your enthusiasm.

As a matter of interest I agree with much of Jeff's last post about your actually questions.


I do hope you understand my request, and I was grateful that you started a new thread on blood oozing, rather than distract from this one.


All the best


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Actually, I've avoided the Lechmere controversy so far, but (for a real change Pierre) I think you are right on target with your list of pertinent questions.

Congradulations!

Jeff
Hi Jeff,

yes. If someone claims to have a valid and reliable research hypothesis that a person in the past was Jack the Ripper, there is a need for such a set of sources and explanations. Otherwise, there will not be any power in that research.

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Pierre

While I do appreciate your I put please don't turn this thread into a lechmere is or is not one.

There are plenty of threads you could post on or even start a new one. Note I am not insisting or telling merely asking a fellow poster.

The first two parts of the Bucks Row project are ment to be stand alone threads basically presenting data with the hope that data will be discussed.

I accept that when I reach part 3 this will become such a thread, but until then please can I respectfully ask you to restrain your enthusiasm.

As a matter of interest I agree with much of Jeff's last post about your actually questions.

I do hope you understand my request, and I was grateful that you started a new thread on blood oozing, rather than distract from this one.

All the best

Steve
Steve,

no problem, I will not discuss the issue about Mr L further in this thread.

Best wishes, Pierre
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Steve,

no problem, I will not discuss the issue about Mr L further in this thread.

Best wishes, Pierre
Thanks Pierre

I hope to have part two up in 1 to 2 weeks. Lots of source info to look at in that bit.


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