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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Harry D
You could argue that all serial killings are...

You could argue that all serial killings are psychosexually motivated. That's why serial killers almost invariably target the gender they are sexually attracted to.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 04:04 AM
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Posted By Harry D
I think it was mooted that Lechmere might have...

I think it was mooted that Lechmere might have picked Polly up in Whitechapel Road.
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 03:55 AM
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Posted By Harry D
Sure, violence and murder are occupational...

Sure, violence and murder are occupational hazards for prostitutes but how many of them were murdered in that manner before and after 1888/89?



McKenzie had abdominal mutilation, Pinchin had...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Harry D
Alice McKenzie fits the Ripper's signature &...

Alice McKenzie fits the Ripper's signature & MO. She was a prostitute, her left carotid artery had been severed, her skirts were raised and her abdomen mutilated. Perhaps not to the same degree as...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-13-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
The synchronicity of the 1889 murders is an...

The synchronicity of the 1889 murders is an overlooked factor. In the space of three months we have Elizabeth Jackson, Alice McKenzie, and the Pinchin St torso. Then... nothing.

Did Jackson's case...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-13-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 158
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Posted By Harry D
Good post. This is my problem with Lechmere as a...

Good post. This is my problem with Lechmere as a suspect: all of the so-called 'red flags' can be innocently explained. He volunteered his home address, his place of business, and his first name. The...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-12-2018, 10:53 PM
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Posted By Harry D
Guilty until proven innocent?

Guilty until proven innocent?
Forum: Torso Killings 08-09-2018, 04:01 AM
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Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Some believe in Torsoripper, some believe the two...

Some believe in Torsoripper, some believe the two were separate, some believe there were multiple Rippers.

We're running the gamut in this thread. :lol:
Forum: Torso Killings 08-08-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
These murders were exceedingly rare. Yes, we have...

These murders were exceedingly rare. Yes, we have some one-offs outside of London (Ellen Bury, Jane Beadmore, John Gill) but to have two sets of gruesome murders localised in the same city (and...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-08-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
At the end of the day, we're all just grasping in...

At the end of the day, we're all just grasping in the dark. Yes, we can make educated guesses based on criminal profiling and identifiable patterns of behaviour but none of us know how many kills he...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-06-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
Indeed, Fish. Most serial killers target...

Indeed, Fish. Most serial killers target prostitutes because theyíre easy pickings. I think the Ripper murders were mostly crimes of opportunity rather than the killer specifically targeting a...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-06-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Either there were two serial killers operating at...

Either there were two serial killers operating at the same time, in the same city, who both engaged in mutilation, organ removal, and cut away the abdominal walls in large flaps... OR we have a...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-02-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
Two serial killers who dabbled in...

Two serial killers who dabbled in evisceration/dehumanisation/organ removal overlapping in the same city at the same time is practically unprecedented. I don't think anyone is driven to say that such...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-02-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
And like you said, Abby, both series appear to...

And like you said, Abby, both series appear to terminate in 1889. There wasn't another "Ripper-esque" murder in Whitechapel, and the 1902 Lambeth torso was never linked to the Thames Torsos
Forum: Torso Killings 08-01-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 754
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Posted By Harry D
'Much' is a subjective term, Sam. The murders DID...

'Much' is a subjective term, Sam. The murders DID overlap. People can read what they like into that, but it remains a fact.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-01-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Who's talking about the pattern of the crimes? I...

Who's talking about the pattern of the crimes? I simply made a factual statement that the two series of murders overlapped in time and place. Does that mean they were carried out by the same hand?...
Forum: Torso Killings 08-01-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Ah, see now you're not being objective, Sam. I...

Ah, see now you're not being objective, Sam. I didn't mention establishing a pattern based on whatever arbitrary number you think qualifies. I said there was geographical overlap between the two...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-31-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
It doesn't matter that it was one Torso case that...

It doesn't matter that it was one Torso case that overlapped in Ripper territory. Once is enough.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-31-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,226
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Posted By Harry D
But guilty or innocent, thatís exactly what...

But guilty or innocent, thatís exactly what Hutchinson DID do. Whether he was after a nice little earner or trying to throw off the police, he implicated himself at a crime scene when he neednít have.
Forum: Torso Killings 07-31-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Pinchin St was Ripper territory, hence there was...

Pinchin St was Ripper territory, hence there was geographical overlap. So, not only in the same city but in the same corner of the East End. It would be rare enough to have two series of murders in...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-31-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
There are obviously inconsistencies when trying...

There are obviously inconsistencies when trying to identify a pattern of behaviour that reconciles the Torso & Ripper series. However, we must bear in mind that weíre dealing with incomplete data. We...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-28-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 46,395
Posted By Harry D
Heirens was probably innocent, though.

Heirens was probably innocent, though.
Forum: Pub Talk 07-16-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,165
Posted By Harry D
That's because most politicians are phonies. The...

That's because most politicians are phonies. The whole world's a hoax.
Forum: Pub Talk 07-16-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,165
Posted By Harry D
He's also a big rich white guy. Easy, PC target.

He's also a big rich white guy. Easy, PC target.
Forum: Casebook Announcements 07-16-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By Harry D
Cancer is unbearable. My father passed away from...

Cancer is unbearable.

My father passed away from stomach cancer two months ago. It's not something you ever expect to come your way.

RIP.
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