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Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,425
Posted By Craig H
Hi john I think we do have credible witnesses...

Hi john
I think we do have credible witnesses
Both PC Smith and Lawende saw a similar man with each of the victims 15 minutes before the body was found.
In each situation, the woman was comfortable...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,425
Posted By Craig H
I agree with most of Abbys profile as there is...

I agree with most of Abbys profile as there is supporting evidence.

There are credible witness descriptions on his age, height and build.

Lawende and PC Smith saw the victim with a man 15...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-28-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Thanks for this Jon, interesting. Coroner said...

Thanks for this Jon, interesting.
Coroner said 6” knife was 1” wide.
Do you think it was the Liston surgical knife ?
I thought - from your picture- that 6” daggers were wider than...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-26-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Scott for the advice. Hi Jon, Do you...

Thanks Scott for the advice.

Hi Jon,
Do you agree with the two knives idea ?
You provided three pictures above. What do you think were used ?
I read one view the long knife was thin (1 inch ??)...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-26-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
There's an excellent "What kind of knives...

There's an excellent "What kind of knives were used?" thread at
https://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=6708 where Errata draws on some deep expertise.

Errata and others explained how Jack...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-24-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Good point, Strange for Bond to say the knife...

Good point,

Strange for Bond to say the knife was at least 6 inches long then say it could have been a 3 inch clasp knife.

Damaso Marte provided a good summary of coroners' views on a recent...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-23-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Sorry - just read this question is currently...

Sorry - just read this question is currently being discussed on "the weapon" thread. Will read that now
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-23-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
The Knife

One of the topics missing from this Ripper Facts thread is what is evidence based about the knife.

Do we know what type of knife / knives he used ?

I read Dr Thomas Bond autopsy summary report that...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-10-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Hi Paul, Thanks for your message. I wasn't aware...

Hi Paul,
Thanks for your message. I wasn't aware of your book - which I've just bought and looking forward to read.
I started the Ripper Facts OP as I was keen to try and determine what are the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-10-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
I thought this was a forum to discuss ideas about...

I thought this was a forum to discuss ideas about who we think was The Ripper.

I laid out a rational argument about a profile of who was the Ripper, and Moloney fits the profile.

The forum is to...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-09-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Here's a photo of Moloney

Here's a photo of Moloney
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-09-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
In particular, any ideas on how to find out if...

In particular, any ideas on how to find out if Moloney :

Served in the First Boer War
Lived in London around 1888
Was in Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers


Craig
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-09-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Joseph Augustus Moloney

Ive been researching surgeons who lived or worked around Whitechapel who fit a particular profile :- British, 25 35 yo, lived on own, not married, had an event that may have been the catalyst for...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-27-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Hi Jon A good summary of Prosector's case. I...

Hi Jon
A good summary of Prosector's case.
I don't have medical expertise, but his - and your - arguments that JtR had some surgical expertise and experience was compelling.
I think the later...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-26-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Simon & Robert That looks like the...

Thanks Simon & Robert
That looks like the one.
Robert - thanks for offering to email attach. Ive emailed / PMd you.
Crsig
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-26-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Robert, I'll reach out to Monty who is a...

Thanks Robert,

I'll reach out to Monty who is a font of knowledge on all things police related.

Can you post O'Reilly's 1890 medical directory entry ? Does it say what his area of expertise was...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-26-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
I'm not across the detail on differences in how...

I'm not across the detail on differences in how he removed organs, and I know a lot of people think he didn't have surgical experience.

However, the other view (outlined earlier in this thread and...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-26-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Robert for clarifying. I know its all...

Thanks Robert for clarifying.

I know its all speculation. As you say, in 1891, George was 28 y.o, single, a boarder at 280 Commercial Rd (was that a lodging house) which was just south of the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-25-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 144,263
Posted By Craig H
George Hartley O'Reilly

When I have time, I'm researching surgeons who match my hypothesis that JtR lived around Whitechapel, was aged between 25 - 40 y.o in 1888 (matching witness descriptions) and was not married.

One...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-06-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Hi Robert What are some of the other sightings...

Hi Robert

What are some of the other sightings of Jack or Blotchy that you were thinking of ?

All the best
Craig
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Hi Abby Yes - Joseph Taylor & Mrs Fiddymont's...

Hi Abby
Yes - Joseph Taylor & Mrs Fiddymont's description seems slightly different.
Not sure if "blotchy" skin disorder was more obvious in November (2 months later) - some skin conditions get worse...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Some interesting posts earlier about possible...

Some interesting posts earlier about possible sightings of Blotchy. Are they describing the same man who would appear to live in a lodging house in Thrawl Street ?

Mary Coxs description of man...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Here's how Joseph Taylor's description compares...

Here's how Joseph Taylor's description compares to other witness descriptions

Joseph Taylor & Mrs Fiddymont

About 5ft 8in high. One article said 30 40 years old, another said 40 50 years old. ...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Joshua. That's interesting. Previous...

Thanks Joshua. That's interesting. Previous geographic profiles suggested that area as a likely place where he lived.

Was there anything in the press about the specific lodging house where he was...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-29-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 48,417
Posted By Craig H
Thanks Abby - I feel a bit discombobulated myself...

Thanks Abby - I feel a bit discombobulated myself trying to get my head around it.

I call it the "Space Invaders Effect". This was the first computer game that I was addicted to because it seemed...
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