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Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure about that, RJ. The early reports...

I'm not sure about that, RJ. The early reports that carry his sighting do refer to him as Morris Lewis, or just Lewis. But the IPN interview on the 17th calls him Maurice Lewis.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-17-2018, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I don't think Cadosch ever described hearing a...

I don't think Cadosch ever described hearing a *cry* of "No!", Sam, most reports have this as him hearing a conversation, of which this was the only word he could make out. If it had been an actual...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-14-2018, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Was this the program that you have in mind,...

Was this the program that you have in mind, Richard?
Broadcast on Radio 4, 20:00 on 1st June 1972

https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/37721b6d15314501a9392fa8b9fdc30f

"The Other Victorians

A ten-part...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-11-2018, 01:39 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The conclusion of two killers working in concert...

The conclusion of two killers working in concert seems to be that of criminal lawyer George Lewis, who was apparently consulted by the City police, rather than the reporter. However, this conclusion...
Forum: Witnesses 08-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I seem to recall Dorset St being described as...

I seem to recall Dorset St being described as predominantly Irish at the time, with the influx of more recent continental immigrants pushing the earlier arrivals into a huddle there. Certainly (by...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-09-2018, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Why is there anything implausible about walking...

Why is there anything implausible about walking from Romford to Whitechapel? 14 miles is not a "monster trek", I've walked further than that home after a night out.
Many eastenders walked to Kent and...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-08-2018, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Do you have any more info on when the...

Do you have any more info on when the construction work was underway? I've always thought that one of the transient navvies laying the tracks was as good a shout as any to be Jack.
Bernard Brown in...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 08-08-2018, 04:22 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
For comparison, this extract from A System of...

For comparison, this extract from A System of Legal Medecine uses 'opposite' in a description of determining the sex of a body;

"...in the female the sternum is more convex and shorter, and the...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-06-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I think all that the doctors could really...

I think all that the doctors could really determine - or would commit to - is that the others were all over 25, with the Pinchin St torso also said to be under 40.
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-31-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Sam, The rest of the discussion you posted shows...

Sam,
The rest of the discussion you posted shows there is some doubt about how widespread this phrase was. Perhaps it's use was popular on the streets of Yorkshire where he grew up, but doesn't seem...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-31-2018, 12:36 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Well you're right, sort of. In that technically...

Well you're right, sort of. In that technically it was forbidden to shave the upper lip, it would be impossible to force a moustache to grow.
Excuse the Wikipedia reference, I have read it somewhere...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-30-2018, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Wasn't it compulsory at the time for anyone in...

Wasn't it compulsory at the time for anyone in the army to have a moustache?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-30-2018, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
So many assumptions in that reply, almost all of...

So many assumptions in that reply, almost all of them wrong.

Nevertheless, for my own amusement - I don't harbour any illusions about convincing you - I experimented tonight using my own camping...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-30-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Are you sure that the phrase wasn't more or less...

Are you sure that the phrase wasn't more or less invented by Jack Higgins for his novels?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-30-2018, 04:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
At the same time as he noted the red stone on...

At the same time as he noted the red stone on Astrakhan's watch chain.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-30-2018, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I was camping at the weekend and when a tent 40...

I was camping at the weekend and when a tent 40 yards away opened, I could see by the feeble light of their gas lantern that the occupant was wearing a red top.
Does that make me a lying publicity...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-26-2018, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure it was detailed which PC or where...

I'm not sure it was detailed which PC or where abouts he was when Hutchinson claimed to speak to him. But if it was directly after the Sunday sighting of A Man, doesn't the boundary between Met and...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-26-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, that was my point Jon. Maxwell was at 14...

Yes, that was my point Jon. Maxwell was at 14 Dorset Street, so when she awoke (probably at the same time as Hutchinson) was free to talk to the press, or anyone who cared to listen. Whereas Mrs...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-26-2018, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Weren't all those who claimed to hear a cry of...

Weren't all those who claimed to hear a cry of murder corralled in the court until allowed out by the police? And so not in a position to tell the press anything until it was too late to get it into...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-25-2018, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Did Barnett go to the police station first? Not...

Did Barnett go to the police station first? Not according to his Penny Illustrated Press interview;

PIP 17 Nov
Next day I heard there had been a murder in Miller's court, and on my way there I met...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-24-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I wondered about that too, but checking the...

I wondered about that too, but checking the contemporary sketches on Casebook they show no wicket gate in the Buck's Row...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-24-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Quite, Richard. In fact, in his inquest evidence...

Quite, Richard.
In fact, in his inquest evidence (according to the Daily News) says: "Both gates were open - wide open."

Other witnesses and reports confirm this;

William West: "At the side of the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-24-2018, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
But that's just it Michael, there's no indication...

But that's just it Michael, there's no indication of friendship in Hutchison's statement that I can see. He shows no concern for Mary at all, in fact he specifically says he didn't have any concerns...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-24-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure why you think that it's known the...

I'm not sure why you think that it's known the gates were closed - all the witnesses who commented said that the gates were open at the time of the murder.
Forum: Torso Killings 07-23-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 48,294
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Good point. Although in the 1873 case the face...

Good point. Although in the 1873 case the face was recovered but it was no longer attached to the head.
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