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Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I don't know. Perhaps it's possible to tell...

I don't know. Perhaps it's possible to tell whether some poisons have been administered by the outward appearance of the stomach?

That aside, my observation about what that particular source said...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 06:03 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Perhaps not, Paddy. Although superficially...

Perhaps not, Paddy. Although superficially similar, the name Kozłowski/Kosłowski is of different origin to Kłosowski, and we're looking at a different country.

I frustratingly...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion Today, 05:49 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Nice work, Chris. Good to have an updated version...

Nice work, Chris. Good to have an updated version of this classic!
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 05:12 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
He'd had to have been a damned sight more careful...

He'd had to have been a damned sight more careful in how he removed them and, unless uteri retailed for hundreds of pounds apiece, he could hardly have made a living out of such a paltry harvest....
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Our source for the Bright's Disease reference is...

Our source for the Bright's Disease reference is Major Henry "Reliable Memoirs" Smith, isn't it?
See my post immediately above. If that's the press record you're referring to, Brown said nothing...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 05:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,928
Posted By Sam Flynn
Not quite. He says "I have not examined the...

Not quite. He says "I have not examined the stomach", not "I have not examined the contents of the stomach" and goes on to mention separately that the contents of the stomach have been preserved for...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 04:53 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Where is your evidence for that assertion? And,...

Where is your evidence for that assertion?

And, by the way, changing from murder to harassing dog-owners or work colleagues is not a "leap" in MO or signature - they're two entirely different...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 04:48 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
We can't equate alternating between horrific...

We can't equate alternating between horrific murder and harassing dog-owners with changing from blitzed evisceration murders to slow poisoning.
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
We have absolutely no evidence that he acquired...

We have absolutely no evidence that he acquired poison, or poisoned anyone, before he moved to Hastings in the mid-1890s. And, when he did poison, it was his "wives" whom he targeted - a classic...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 04:30 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Oh, absolutely, which just goes to show that we...

Oh, absolutely, which just goes to show that we can't use Kłosowski's (non-)surgical experience to tie him to the Ripper murders, although this hasn't deterred some theorists in the past. Or...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 04:24 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
We have no evidence that he acquired poison, nor...

We have no evidence that he acquired poison, nor started poisoning anyone, until after he'd moved to Hastings many, many years later. And why would a putative Jack the Ripper poison a child?
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 04:22 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,560
Posted By Sam Flynn
I see no reason to suppose that they'd made it up...

I see no reason to suppose that they'd made it up - why would they? Besides, Barnett seems to have been independent of Mrs Carthy and Mrs Felix, but his account of Kelly's background is congruent...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 03:58 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Welcome to National Circular Argument Week :) I...

Welcome to National Circular Argument Week :)

I find it hard to believe that Kłosowski went out a-killing not long after the birth of his son, and barely a fortnight before his premature death....
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,928
Posted By Sam Flynn
From what I've seen here, it could well be that...

From what I've seen here, it could well be that there was some inconsistency in the press and/or inquest records, which would hardly be Saunders' fault. Given his training and long experience (not...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I believe so, John - 1891.

I believe so, John - 1891.
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 03:12 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
He is only known to have possessed a peaked...

He is only known to have possessed a peaked ("sailor's") cap in the mid/late-1890s, a period during which he'd moved to the seaside and taken up sailing as a hobby; was this a coincidence? Could be,...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 03:06 AM
Replies: 552
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Posted By Sam Flynn
No more so than when Lucy Baderski (the real Mrs...

No more so than when Lucy Baderski (the real Mrs Kłosowski) and Annie Chapman, and their children, left him in the 1890s. It was also at the beginning of this decade that Kłosowski's son,...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners Today, 01:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,928
Posted By Sam Flynn
Well, we know that her stomach didn't kill her,...

Well, we know that her stomach didn't kill her, so why the fuss?
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
We don't know that for certain, on both counts....

We don't know that for certain, on both counts. Precisely when he arrived in Whitechapel (St George-in-the-East) is unknown, and at face value Kłosowski wouldn't become a serial killer until...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Today, 01:08 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
Possibly, but once we start doing that kind of...

Possibly, but once we start doing that kind of thing, we're in the territory of inventing handy mechanisms/excuses to get around a problem.

This mechanism/excuse creates a problem of its own, in...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 11:30 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,560
Posted By Sam Flynn
It was that kind of village; everything revolved...

It was that kind of village; everything revolved around beer and rugby (or cricket in the summer). Believe it or not not, some of my mates were in the pub during the daytime as well! At least I...
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
I should point out that I'd corrected quite a...

I should point out that I'd corrected quite a number of them before. (No disrespect to Helena at all; her book is magnificent, and her research covered a lot more ground than mine.)
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
It's conceivable that the murders had already...

It's conceivable that the murders had already started before he moved into the area, or even that the series had ended before then. All we can know for certain is that he was living at 126 Cable...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,326
Posted By Sam Flynn
I read it as "Regards to Lipski... and...

I read it as "Regards to Lipski... and Abberline, the romancer."
Forum: Klosowski, Severin (George Chapman) Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 112,741
Posted By Sam Flynn
Like I said, he was an arse, but he didn't kill...

Like I said, he was an arse, but he didn't kill those people, did he? And, of those he killed, he didn't slowly poison them to death or gas them. He didn't kill some in the street, or lure them into...
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