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Forum: Other Mysteries 10-27-2017, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Writerboy
Not true. The Murdochs were in Australia. The car...

Not true. The Murdochs were in Australia. The car was loaned to the Alick McKay several days before the kidnap.
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,658
Posted By Writerboy
A Bizarre Christmas Crime

An extraordinary case I recently did some research on, which you might find interesting:

https://dreamsgatheringdust.wordpress.com/2017/03/31/love-will-tear-us-apart/
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 03-07-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 218,758
Posted By Writerboy
I've recently seen the first television drama to...

I've recently seen the first television drama to cover the Christie case, The Dreams of Tim Evans (ITV 1970).

This late-night half-hour was a sort of acorn from which grew the 1971 Richard...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 01-27-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,459
Posted By Writerboy
Thank you so much for this, it means a huge...

Thank you so much for this, it means a huge amount to me. It was an extraordinary journey to go on, and I couldn't have wished for more that what you have taken the trouble to write here.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 01-03-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,899
Posted By Writerboy
RIP Leonard Trevallion

Just wanted to post that I learned today that this legendary police officer has died at the age of 104. Leonard worked on both the Evans and Christie cases, and had strong opinions on them.

He was...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 09-30-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,459
Posted By Writerboy
I'm not sure, actually. I'm sure it can be...

I'm not sure, actually. I'm sure it can be purchased online and sent overseas though?
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 09-29-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,459
Posted By Writerboy
Thank you, Richard.

Thank you, Richard.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 09-29-2016, 06:32 AM
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Views: 7,459
Posted By Writerboy
My Book

Hi everyone,

HI everyone,

Just wanted to share with you that I have a book coming out on Monday, for those that may be interested. Entitled A Dangerous Place: The Story of the Railway Murders, it...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 09-07-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 1,235,185
Posted By Writerboy
No mention of the fact that it was part if...

No mention of the fact that it was part if Eddowes' apron that was found , covered in blood and faeces... Where was the shawl supposedly found? And are we really meant to believe a bobby asked to...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-01-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,159
Posted By Writerboy
Toffs in Whitechapel

ON the BBC's excellent Shadow of the Rippe documentary from 1988, surely the most level headed of all docs on the subject, Christopher Frayling at one point wanders Wiltons Music Hall explaining how...
Forum: General Police Discussion 06-29-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,757
Posted By Writerboy
The Files, why closed?

This just occured to me while watching Bill Waddell on the Shadow of the Ripper doc. Was there any particular reason why the Ripper files were closed for 100 years (albeit being opened in the early...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-22-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 218,758
Posted By Writerboy
I dont know if Trev. claims Christie actually...

I dont know if Trev. claims Christie actually told him this does he? Much as it feels arrogant to disregard something said by someone who was actually there I find the whole statement he makes...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-21-2012, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Writerboy
It seems very odd, I'd be curious to know if...

It seems very odd, I'd be curious to know if Ludovic Kennedy spoke to Trevallian as what he says is quite a bold assertion.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 08-20-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 218,758
Posted By Writerboy
Dont know if people are aware of...

Dont know if people are aware of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbdMkJws6ls

But here PC Trevallian claims Christie and his wife were involved in carrying out abortions. I find this a bit...
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-20-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,163
Posted By Writerboy
No book as yet and absolutely nothing reported...

No book as yet and absolutely nothing reported about the trial despite the fact the case was very big news when it happened. The mysterious 999 call, where the caller gave the wrong house name, one...
Forum: Other Mysteries 08-19-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,163
Posted By Writerboy
Furneaux Pelham Murder

This was one of the most fascinating and baffling mysteries of recent times but does anyone know what happened after a suspect was finally arrested in 2010? According to this message board someone...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-26-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,157
Posted By Writerboy
Macbeth is Thane of Glamis and Cawdor but I'm...

Macbeth is Thane of Glamis and Cawdor but I'm pretty sure the real events and the play were noit actually set there.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-11-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,543
Posted By Writerboy
I know. When he murdered his wife he got two...

I know. When he murdered his wife he got two years probabation. It was decided it was manslaughter as he claimed she fell into the knife he was threatening her life with.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-10-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,543
Posted By Writerboy
The final part of the Yorkshire Mystery Solved at last.

I was amazed to find this case has suddenly been solved thirty five years on.

Joan Harrison was a woman who was murdered in Preston in 1975. She was tentatively linked with the Yorkshire Ripper case...
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,904
Posted By Writerboy
My Grandmother

Just curious about something if anyone can answer this.

My Nan was from the East End, and her mother was walking home from work when one of the Ripper victims was found and saw the police and crowds...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 06-27-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 140,246
Posted By Writerboy
I am right in thinking the portion of apron was...

I am right in thinking the portion of apron was CUT from the apron, and so that sugggests maybe the killer was planning to do something specific with it (he never took souvenirs from the other...
Forum: Druitt, Montague John 06-22-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,372
Posted By Writerboy
I find that hard to believe. It's hardly...

I find that hard to believe. It's hardly something that would be discussed in detail in domestic situations, especially in those days.
Forum: Druitt, Montague John 06-22-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,391
Posted By Writerboy
McNaughten's Notes

Why exactly did McNaugten write his famous memo about the murders? According to the 1973 BBC series it was in response to the Sun claiming they could name the Ripper. But McNaughten never released...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 06-22-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,398
Posted By Writerboy
Was it kept quiet?

Never heard this question raised before: when was the Goulston Street graffito first made public? Was it reported in the press of the time? If so, it rather made Warren's desire to keep it from the...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 06-21-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,296
Posted By Writerboy
Key question regarding the BBC 1973 series and the graffito

IN the Barlow and Watt series, Watt identifies the JUWES as the three men who murdered the master mason, and points out the similairites in the killing style etc

Now this series appeared three years...
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