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Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 01:59 AM
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Posted By tji
Hi Richard But if having a knife on you was as...

Hi Richard

But if having a knife on you was as common as being able to use the excuse 'to shave' then surely the majority of men worldwide would carry one and thompson would be one of thosands. ...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 01:49 AM
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Posted By tji
I think any suspect who wasn't 'caught in the...

I think any suspect who wasn't 'caught in the act' would be very careful NOT to be caught with a knife - a guilty conscience is a powerful motivator.

Tj
Forum: Witnesses 09-20-2017, 09:11 AM
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Posted By tji
Thanks guys. Here's Israel's death announcement...

Thanks guys.

Here's Israel's death announcement -

SCHWARTZ (Shorts). On Friday/ the
24th of April (Iyar 2nd), Israel
Schwartz, of 26,. Princes-square, E.I,
after a prolonged illness....
Forum: Witnesses 09-18-2017, 03:40 PM
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Posted By tji
Israel Schwartz - new information

While doing some research I came across Israel and his wife, Eva's death details. It also lists family members and new/different surname.

We have Israel Schwartz -
May 21 1937 - The tombstone in...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-17-2017, 05:47 AM
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Posted By tji
Yeah but you also wrote the incorrect date so you...

Yeah but you also wrote the incorrect date so you can't really comment like I'm the one who misunderstood.

Although maybe I should have known better than to take what you said at face value...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-15-2017, 08:27 AM
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Posted By tji
No it doesn't show that at all. You assume...

No it doesn't show that at all. You assume that.

Oozing is a word commonly used in the UK to suggest a slow, sluggish movement of 'fluid'

A body can still ooze blood hours after death, usually...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-15-2017, 07:22 AM
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Posted By tji
Just because you feel it is ambiguous doesn't...

Just because you feel it is ambiguous doesn't make it invalid.

Tj
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-17-2016, 02:47 PM
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Posted By tji
[QUOTE] In Mark Kings dissertation he does point...

[QUOTE]

In Mark Kings dissertation he does point out the names and indicates how interesting it woudl be if they could be proved to be family but I don't believe he ever actually got that far. ...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-17-2016, 02:33 PM
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Posted By tji
Oops obviously that 10% should have read 100%...

Oops obviously that 10% should have read 100% sorry :)


I personally just believe that he does fit into the acceptable parameters of syphilis and especially the final '5 year stage.'

That's not to...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-17-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi Abby Yes they were definitely cousins. We...

Hi Abby

Yes they were definitely cousins. We found that Jacob and Joseph were first cousins.

If you take Jacob's father, Joseph Levy and Joseph Hyam Levy's father, Hyam Levy you find they are...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-17-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi Errata No worries, maybe I hadn't explained...

Hi Errata



No worries, maybe I hadn't explained it clearly.



I don't think he did. He had the copper stained scars but that implies the lesions/scabs had healed but the staining stayed longer....
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-14-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi Errata 'Argyll-Robertson pupil: It is...

Hi Errata




'Argyll-Robertson pupil: It is mostly caused by tertiary syphilis.'

As for the copper stained skin, i'm not sure what you're tying into google but I have just done so and got 234,000...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-13-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi John I woudl have to disagree John, Levy...

Hi John




I woudl have to disagree John, Levy is his own suspect, there may be a few similarities but Jacob stands up to scrutiny on his own merit.
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-13-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi Errata I personally am confident he died from...

Hi Errata

I personally am confident he died from neurosyphilis as doctors stated at the time. All his symptoms match the symptoms. The research I did showed that the timeline for the final stage...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-13-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
Hi Lily Unfortunately we haven't been able to...

Hi Lily



Unfortunately we haven't been able to find any reference to Sarah's maiden name or marriage to Isaac (basically anything prior to 1810 besides info on the census.

Thing is we don't know...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-09-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
[QUOTE] Take note of it Errat, people allowing...

[QUOTE]

Take note of it Errat, people allowing you your own opinion doesn't happen very often round here ;)



Wow that's quite the compliment, thank you Errata :2thumbsup:

(I do understand you...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-09-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 170
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Posted By tji
[QUOTE] I saw nothing wrong with Steve's post...

[QUOTE]

I saw nothing wrong with Steve's post and it's not like he was smacking his opinion round Erratta's head. He has every right to explain his opinion when it's being questioned.




No you...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-09-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Hi Mystery singer Even more circumstantial when...

Hi Mystery singer


Even more circumstantial when you find Hyman Samson died very shortly after Jacob was released from the asylum in 1886 ;)


I can't say it's impossible but the 1888 business...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-07-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
At the end of the day if Jacob was jtr it wasn't...

At the end of the day if Jacob was jtr it wasn't caused by him being a Jew it was more the fact that being a Jew would have helped him blend into an area that was highly populated by Jews.
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-07-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Am I missing something here? Why was his name on...

Am I missing something here? Why was his name on almost all threads if he isn't here to learn and discuss, what can he possibly talk about?
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-07-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Hi Pierre You can't demand people give you...

Hi Pierre

You can't demand people give you information you want, if you feel Jacob is not worthy suspect maybe try researching him first and then try arguing the case - you know with a valid...
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-07-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Hi Lily Thanks for your kind words, I too...

Hi Lily



Thanks for your kind words, I too believe Jacob is a worthy candidate :)

Tj
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-04-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Hi Mysterysinger it is a good read but he...

Hi Mysterysinger

it is a good read but he actually got all the information from here and the article written on Jacob in the Ripperologist magazine.
Forum: Levy, Jacob 05-02-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 68,834
Posted By tji
Hi Lily [/QUOTE] We don't know when he...

Hi Lily


[/QUOTE]

We don't know when he actually moved from Fieldgate Street as yet but what we do know is that he lived there in the 1881 census but by the time of his arrest for theft in 1885 he...
Forum: Letters and Communications 11-18-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By tji
The one thing I see that keeps being repeated...

The one thing I see that keeps being repeated isn't his research but the fact that he, and he alone, has found all this information that other Researchers have missed. I think this is more about...
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