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Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 11:47 AM
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Joshua Rogan: Anyone used to viewing flesh as a...

Joshua Rogan: Anyone used to viewing flesh as a commodity rather than a patient would likely know how to find and remove a kidney, as they are packed in the best fat in the body.

Possibly so, yes -...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
The kidneys will still be hidden by a membrane, I...

The kidneys will still be hidden by a membrane, I believe? And it would be as artful to remove them in Kelly's case as it would in Eddowes, Iīd say. Whether that is truly an act requiring skill or...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 01:19 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Did Hebbert see Kellyīs corpse? I canīt remember....

Did Hebbert see Kellyīs corpse? I canīt remember. What I do remember is that Bond said that "The intercostals between the fourth, fifth, and sixth ribs were cut through and the contents of the thorax...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-08-2018, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Do you need me to explain the difference between...

Do you need me to explain the difference between a neck and a throat? Again?
Forum: Torso Killings 12-08-2018, 04:42 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Actually, it is less of a near decapitation than...

Actually, it is less of a near decapitation than what Nichols, Chapman and Kelly suffered. A horrific injury nevertheless, and - I think - a useful insight for those who say that Nichols had her neck...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
Yes, and the comparisons are: Uteri taken...

Yes, and the comparisons are:

Uteri taken out
Hearts removed
Abdominal walls taken away
Rippings from sternum to groin
Necks/throats cut
Prostituted victims
... and a few more similarities
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
BUT NOBODY IS COMPARING THE TWO!!! What is said...

BUT NOBODY IS COMPARING THE TWO!!! What is said is that BOTH cases are cases of extreme overkill! There is a LOT of unnecessary damage in both cases that goes way beyond what is required to kill....
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Sam Flynn:You need more than one example in order...

Sam Flynn:You need more than one example in order to establish a pattern.

But Abby was not after establishing a pattern, he was after pointing out very clear links!

The similarities, such as they...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Have you noticed, Gareth, that you are now in the...

Have you noticed, Gareth, that you are now in the same habit as dear old Ben used to be regarding Hutchinson, speaking of "near certainties" - something you and I used to laugh off?

It is a "near...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 06:05 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
So explain to us how it is not overkill to have...

So explain to us how it is not overkill to have your heart, lungs and uterus cut out, to have your uterus excised and packed up with cord and placenta in two chunks of flesh cut from your abdomen,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
And it is therefore true. If it was said that...

And it is therefore true. If it was said that they both ONLY targeted prostitutes, it would be another matter, but the truth of the mater is that we have it on revord that the torso killer and the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Sorry, but these are public boards, and you don't...

Sorry, but these are public boards, and you don't get to pick and choose. ALL specifics are to get on the table, and guesswork is NOT to be regarded as established specifics.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 05:57 AM
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Posted By Fisherman
Similarities will always outweigh...

Similarities will always outweigh dissimilarities, and the more specific and odd these similarities are, the more conclusive they will be in establishing links.

We've been over this a million times,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-07-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
Sam Flynn: The specifics are that Jackson's heart...

Sam Flynn: The specifics are that Jackson's heart and lungs (possibly "heart-and-lungs" as one entity) were removed, whereas only Kelly's heart was taken out.

So, for you, how Jackson also had her...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
Both cases are extreme examples of overkill...

Both cases are extreme examples of overkill nevertheless. I could say that Kelly got off lightly since she was not cut up in pieces - but I would not say something that dumb. Both women were victims...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
Sam Flynn: You're ignoring the specifics and...

Sam Flynn: You're ignoring the specifics and over-generalising.

What you call "specifics" are nothing but guesswork on your behalf. No two cases will be exactly alike - but when there are REAL...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
It is a question of displaying the handiwork of a...

It is a question of displaying the handiwork of a killer in both series. It is about producing murders that evoke maximum press interest and public outrage in both series, whether consciously or not....
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,947
Posted By Fisherman
Similarities: Uterus taken away. Very, very...

Similarities:

Uterus taken away. Very, very unusual.

Heart taken away. Very, very unusual.

Cut from sternum to groin. Very unusual.

Abdominal wall removed in flaps. Almost unheard of.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 125
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Posted By Fisherman
John G: However, things are far more complicated...

John G:

However, things are far more complicated than that. For instance, the Torso Perpetrator was very consistent in his ritualistic behaviour, and these rituals differed substantially from what...
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-06-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,947
Posted By Fisherman
Let's begin there: Ted Bundy occasionally...

Let's begin there: Ted Bundy occasionally dismembered. The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run did. Tsutomo Miyazaki did. There are quite probably more or even many more, but I don't want to spend any more...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 12-06-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 177
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Posted By Fisherman
This is where Ripperology is interesting. I...

This is where Ripperology is interesting. I actually don't think the killer kept to the plot in any other case than Kelly. She is the one that comes closest to representing what he really wanted to...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-05-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By Fisherman
Michael, it has innumerable times been pointed...

Michael, it has innumerable times been pointed out that the Ripper had no need to dismember. Discarding the bodies so as not to give away his abode was not something he needed to do. Surely you have...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-05-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Fisherman
Sam Flynn: So he plopped some flaps of flesh on...

Sam Flynn: So he plopped some flaps of flesh on top of one another on the small table. So what? It's not as if they were lovingly laid out like freshly-pressed laundry.

The point is that they and...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-05-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Fisherman
I have. Many times. And every time I do so, I can...

I have. Many times. And every time I do so, I can see what Bond saw, or part of it:

"The viscera were found in various parts viz: the uterus and kidneys with one breast under the head, the other...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-05-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,264
Posted By Fisherman
130 years overdue! Thatīs unforgiveable, to be...

130 years overdue! Thatīs unforgiveable, to be frank. :sad2:
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