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Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-07-2018, 09:13 AM
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Posted By caz
I still don't get this obsession of Fishy's that...

I still don't get this obsession of Fishy's that the ripper would have wanted 'established reasons' to visit his own murder sites at the relevant hours.

How many murder scenes could any identifiable...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 08:17 AM
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Posted By caz
In other words, there doesn't seem much point in...

In other words, there doesn't seem much point in Qualtrough making that call on the Monday evening, hoping to set off a very specific chain of events, if he was just going to sit back and trust...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 07:39 AM
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Posted By caz
My plan is to get a job, so I'm leaving my...

My plan is to get a job, so I'm leaving my application form on the pavement outside my neighbour's house and relying on him to see it, pick it up and post it for me.

My hope is to win the lottery,...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-07-2018, 06:54 AM
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Posted By caz
Ah, so you don't believe MJK's killer was someone...

Ah, so you don't believe MJK's killer was someone trying to make her mutilations look like the ripper's work?

Then at least we agree on that one, Michael. :)

Which frankly, only makes me more...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 06:24 AM
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Posted By caz
Afternoon All, I keep coming back to Herlock's...

Afternoon All,

I keep coming back to Herlock's observation that so many elements were left to chance, any of which could have scuppered Qualtrough's master plan, if the idea was to get Wallace out...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 10:42 AM
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Posted By caz
Harry, I can only repeat my previous post to...

Harry, I can only repeat my previous post to Herlock:



In either situation, Beatty would have been given more than enough detail of Qualtrough's message to confirm to the police that the caller had...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-06-2018, 10:13 AM
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Posted By caz
I agree entirely, Harry. Just because MJK's...

I agree entirely, Harry.

Just because MJK's whole life and identity are mysteries in themselves does not make it any less likely that she was the latest victim of the serial predator operating in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 07:25 AM
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Posted By caz
They had a witness, Harry - Beatty, who answered...

They had a witness, Harry - Beatty, who answered the phone!

As I explained in the post you quoted from, there were at least two very simple ways of using Beatty as a witness to Qualtrough's request...
Forum: A6 Murders 11-06-2018, 06:46 AM
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Posted By caz
Trying to catch up with this thread... When I...

Trying to catch up with this thread...

When I read the related posts I thought of the same possibility, cobalt - that semen might have survived the most recent washing process in those days. If so...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 03:52 AM
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Posted By caz
Cheers HS. :) I do think the whole alibi thing...

Cheers HS. :)

I do think the whole alibi thing makes Wallace + accomplice a non-starter.

How incompetent would this pair have had to be, to end up with no provable alibi for Wallace on either...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-05-2018, 07:16 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, As you probably know, my objection to the...

Hi HS,

As you probably know, my objection to the above would be that if Wallace's accomplice made the call to put Wallace in the clear, then logically I'd have expected them to go the one step...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-02-2018, 04:55 AM
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Posted By caz
I meant to add... An empty house would mean no...

I meant to add...

An empty house would mean no handbag or wallet for a burglar to rifle through. But knowing the woman of the house would be at home to let him in, Qualtrough would also have been...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-02-2018, 04:30 AM
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Posted By caz
I ordered my copy yesterday and look forward to...

I ordered my copy yesterday and look forward to when it finally arrives!

For me, the fact that Julia's handbag was untouched, and there was no forced entry to the house, makes it unlikely that the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-01-2018, 09:06 AM
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Posted By caz
Some really good points here, HS. If Wallace did...

Some really good points here, HS.

If Wallace did indeed say that he became concerned about Julia's welfare, on realising he had been hoodwinked by this mysterious Qualtrough character into leaving...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-01-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, There was also that other case from the...

Hi HS,

There was also that other case from the same era, with many parallels to Julia's murder, which was the subject of a recent tv prog: Murder, Mystery and my Family. I don't think it's sensible...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-11-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By caz
But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with...

But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with sex [or by doing odd chores for the McCarthys for example], she wouldn't have got so far in arrears, would she? If she truly was as badly in arrears as...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 07:24 AM
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Posted By caz
Ah, now that would put a different complexion on...

Ah, now that would put a different complexion on it, Robert. I doubt McCarthy would have noted down 'This third day of November 1888 - thruppence off the rent arrears on Room 13 in respect of blow...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,738
Posted By caz
Something of the sort, Abby, yes. That does seem...

Something of the sort, Abby, yes. That does seem to tie off a few of the loose ends.

While any woman's head might be turned by a smooth talking charmer, all the while the charm was on show, I don't...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 392
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Posted By caz
Hi Robert, But wouldn't McCarthy have called the...

Hi Robert,

But wouldn't McCarthy have called the shots? Would he not have been in a position to decide which tenants he would or would not evict for non-payment of rent? They could hardly object on...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,738
Posted By caz
I expect the police saw it as a case for 'chasing...

I expect the police saw it as a case for 'chasing the money'.

Assuming Tony, as co-trustee, knew the contents of his wife's will, was the thought of 200 grand to lighten his financial load, just too...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-09-2018, 02:41 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, I could see that more if Mr Q was worried...

Hi HS,

I could see that more if Mr Q was worried that he might be identified as a person of interest himself - if for example Julia had talked to a friend about her past. If he was confident that...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-09-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 25,388
Posted By caz
Best wishes to Herlock's Daddy! :hiya: I doubt...

Best wishes to Herlock's Daddy! :hiya:

I doubt McCarthy would have mentioned the amount of MJK's rent arrears - true, false or massaged - if it put him in a bad light, so he presumably saw some...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,738
Posted By caz
Another thing I meant to say... The beauty of...

Another thing I meant to say...

The beauty of having the manor house was that Janice had nobody to answer to if she wanted to go there for any reason. It's pretty clear she did have a reason that...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 05:36 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi OneRound, Were the contents of Janice's...

Hi OneRound,

Were the contents of Janice's overnight bag made public? All my female stuff, like make-up bag, brush and comb, scent, jewellery bag, toiletries, spare outfit, shoes and undies etc etc,...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2018, 03:52 AM
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Posted By caz
Good job, HS. The only problem I would have with...

Good job, HS.

The only problem I would have with such a scenario is why this as yet unidentified blast from Julia's past would feel the need to stay around effecting the poorly staged robbery. The...
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