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Forum: A6 Murders Today, 07:45 AM
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Hi Alfie, This is how Hawser summarised the...

Hi Alfie,

This is how Hawser summarised the Trower/Hogan evidence. It seems that Hogan did not do too well in the witness box which might have given additional weight to Trower's evidence. It is not...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-15-2018, 05:57 AM
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Footie and Woofie both realised that a man with...

Footie and Woofie both realised that a man with the name S P Terry would be unlikely to have gold cufflinks with the initial "E".
Forum: A6 Murders 10-15-2018, 04:48 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Alfie, just noticed this at paragraph 293 of...

Hi Alfie, just noticed this at paragraph 293 of Mr Hawser's report:

293. Mr. S. P. Terry.—He wrote to Mr. Hanratty on 5th March 1962
suggesting in the vaguest possible terms that he had been on the...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-14-2018, 12:40 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Your criticism of him might have more force if...

Your criticism of him might have more force if you had read his report.
Forum: A6 Murders 10-13-2018, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Obituary of Cyril Lewis Hawser who rumbled...

Obituary of Cyril Lewis Hawser who rumbled Hanratty’s alibi.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Janice was born in April 1947 and was 36 when...

Janice was born in April 1947 and was 36 when murdered, Tony was aged 39 having been born in 1944.

They were married in early 1982 having lived together since 1979.

It was Janice's first marriage....
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Looking at this report of the financial...

Looking at this report of the financial dispositions made by Janice's will, it seems that Tony Weston could have (with the agreement of his co-trustee) appointed the full £200,000 to himself...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 04:18 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I assume that there was no possibility that the...

I assume that there was no possibility that the number plate seller had made a mistake either of recollection or of record keeping, if not then this is the most baffling piece of the puzzle.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-07-2018, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hi Graham, It was reported that the police made...

Hi Graham,

It was reported that the police made over 5,000 interviews in investigating this case, generating over 12,000 pages of reports, so we only know a fraction of what the police discovered....
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-07-2018, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
One of her friends was reported as saying she...

One of her friends was reported as saying she might be prone to picking up hitch-hikers. Elsewhere it was reported that she desisted this practice on the insistence of her husband.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-06-2018, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Hello Graham, No need to apologise for a very...

Hello Graham,

No need to apologise for a very interesting post.

I have now had an opportunity to read the extensive contemporary newspaper coverage of this murder.

The Crimewatch programme, which...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-03-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By Spitfire
There is a podcast of the Janice Weston murder...

There is a podcast of the Janice Weston murder here which someone has produced this year. (https://soundcloud.com/theoutlinespodcast/outlines-season-2-cambridgeshire-the-murder-of-janice-weston) The...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-01-2018, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Spitfire
I don't know how much credence one should give to...

I don't know how much credence one should give to anything Mr Justice writes on matters concerning the A6 Murder. My inclination is to give it none.

I cannot believe for one moment that Joe Public...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-01-2018, 03:27 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I think it is only "moste" with his...

I think it is only "moste" with his plastic suit theory who contends that the abduction did not take place at the cornfield in Dorney Reach. Therefore the gunman (to use a neutral term) must have...
Forum: A6 Murders 10-01-2018, 01:45 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
No one reported having seen a smartly suited...

No one reported having seen a smartly suited twenty-something years old walking along the towpath which means either that route was not taken by Hanratty or, if taken, then he was not noticed by...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-26-2018, 03:13 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
What a good memory you have, Nick. Here is the...

What a good memory you have, Nick. Here is the post of nearly three years ago. It does seem that Woff was getting fact and fiction hopelessly confused.
Forum: A6 Murders 09-22-2018, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
And here is the Derby as it is now.

And here is the Derby as it is now.
Forum: A6 Murders 09-22-2018, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
There is little doubt that the description of the...

There is little doubt that the description of the sweet shop given in the December 1961 statement ( which was not made to the police but was taken by Hanratty's solicitor) fairly describes the...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-19-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5,106
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Posted By Spitfire
What's happened to the picture house mentioned on...

What's happened to the picture house mentioned on page 122 of Woff's book? And why hasn't Woff mentioned the traffic island or the railings?

Woff had access to Hanratty's original statement to his...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-08-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,862
Posted By Spitfire
I've even tracked down what each cinema was...

I've even tracked down what each cinema was showing on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd August 1961 . The Odeon had "Flame on the Streets", The Plaza had "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" and the...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-07-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By Spitfire
The Odeon became Apollo Bingo and there were two...

The Odeon became Apollo Bingo and there were two other cinemas on the High Street in 1961, The Regal and The PLaza, see posts 45 and 50 above.
Forum: A6 Murders 09-07-2018, 04:36 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Here some pics of a double decker delivered in...

Here some pics of a double decker delivered in March 1961. (http://mttrust.co.uk/crosville-dfb-43-256-sfm/4546661446) Possibly the one that conveyed Jim back to the Pool in July 1961.

Charlie...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,862
Posted By Spitfire
I’m not sure that’s a valid inference. If you...

I’m not sure that’s a valid inference. If you look at the sketched map one leaves the coach station and then pass Woolies and a picture house before turning right onto the road upon which the...
Forum: A6 Murders 09-04-2018, 02:53 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
I have now acquired access to (most of, some of...

I have now acquired access to (most of, some of page 28 and page 29 is missing, as is the plan referred to) the 1975 Hawser Report wherein the location of Ingledene is referred to as...
Forum: A6 Murders 08-23-2018, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Spitfire
Woffinden’s account on page 60 might be more...

Woffinden’s account on page 60 might be more accurate.

“On the morning of the 11th, Acott, who’d based himself from the outset in Bedford, conferred with colleagues at Scotland Yard. A special...
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