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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Trevor. You are the one who needs to show or...

Trevor.
You are the one who needs to show or prove that someone else was able to gain unaccompanied access to the body when it was either outside the shed, or inside the shed, all the while in the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 07:37 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Three comments you made... We are commenting on...

Three comments you made...


We are commenting on various steps in a sequence of events.
Yes, the body was outside at the time the nurses arrived, but taken inside to be stripped. Mann locked the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
The shed was locked, the constable stands outside...

The shed was locked, the constable stands outside while no-one is inside.



Yes, what you write only confirms what I said at the start. The police retain custody. It doesn't matter whether the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
As we read, Sgt. Badham accompanied the body to...

As we read, Sgt. Badham accompanied the body to the mortuary, and stayed with it until Insp. Chandler arrived, then came Dr Phillips.
This is the chain of custody at work.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Agreed. The issue here is who gave...

Agreed. The issue here is who gave permission.
Chandler did not say he was not present, had that been the case it would have been his first response.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 10:39 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Before the inquest? What you are talking about is...

Before the inquest?
What you are talking about is after the body is discharged by the police.
And, with the required consent.
Once again you try to mix apples & oranges in defending your...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yes, so who is authorized? Is your organ thief a...

Yes, so who is authorized?
Is your organ thief a person authorized (by police or coroner) to have unaccompanied access to the body?



The mortuary had no permanent staff, so no-one had 'daily...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-10-2018, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yes Trevor, by "as is required" I mean...

Yes Trevor, by "as is required" I mean to protect the evidence. The body is evidence in a murder case. 'Chain of custody', a term more familiar today, I assume, still applied in the late 19th...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-10-2018, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
I think you're on the right track, that the...

I think you're on the right track, that the killer had some medical knowledge, as opposed to a local dosser on a drunken rampage.

What is often overlooked is that even an experienced hand can leave...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-10-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
We do have an account of a constable posted at...

We do have an account of a constable posted at the mortuary, as is required, to stop unauthorized people gaining access to the body.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-06-2018, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Trevor. Not too long ago we had another debate...

Trevor.

Not too long ago we had another debate about whether Kelly's heart was removed.
Dr. Bond wrote: "heart absent".
Where the conventional view is that he meant the heart was missing, not found...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2018, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I do not see Harvey's contribution as of any...

I do not see Harvey's contribution as of any significance.
He estimated his arrival at the Mitre Sq. end of Church Passage at 1:41 or 1:42 (18 or 19 minutes to 2.00).
Watkins arrived at 1:44.
If the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-05-2018, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yes, that is intentional. Harvey did not know...

Yes, that is intentional.
Harvey did not know what time he reached Mitre Square.
Watkins wore a watch, Harvey did not.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-05-2018, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Completely agree, we go with the evidence.

Completely agree, we go with the evidence.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2018, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
The obvious drawback with this scenario is it...

The obvious drawback with this scenario is it casts doubt on Watkins story of him passing through the square at 1:30.
Did he really check that corner?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2018, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Much of what you write seems to be influenced by...

Much of what you write seems to be influenced by the time window.
My view is the time window is wrong.

If the woman seen with a man in Duke street at the end of Church Passage was not Eddowes, then...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2018, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yes, but realistically, would a killer wait in...

Yes, but realistically, would a killer wait in silence on the opposite side of the square?
Anyone in the square would hear the slow tread of PC Harvey as he approached down Church Passage. Footsteps...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2018, 06:21 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
I think the distance across the square at that...

I think the distance across the square at that point, from the end of Church Passage, where Harvey stopped, was about 70+ ft.
There was a lamp at the end of Church Passage but it will not cast any...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 257
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Posted By Wickerman
I don't believe witness statements are taken as...

I don't believe witness statements are taken as 'the gospel truth' by the police, neither should we take them as 'the gospel truth'.
It is though a stated record of what took place, and as such is...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-03-2018, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
When reports do exist that Kelly was seen out on...

When reports do exist that Kelly was seen out on the streets after her liaison with Blotchy, why reject them in favor of speculation?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-03-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 131
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Posted By Wickerman
To my mind, the difference might be that for the...

To my mind, the difference might be that for the most part victims knew the streets and alleys in daylight, so can walk them at night without stumbling.

Whether this also applies to the killer will...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-03-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 131
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Posted By Wickerman
Ah, so is Jack the magician, or Simon?

Ah, so is Jack the magician, or Simon?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-02-2018, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
So, was it the magic hat, or the Aladdins Lamp...

So, was it the magic hat, or the Aladdins Lamp that made Jack invisible to passers-by?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 10-29-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 96,016
Posted By Wickerman
Hi Nick. This is specialized knowledge, not to...

Hi Nick.

This is specialized knowledge, not to be decided by an opinion of layperson's. :)
The highpoint of your wrist is the ulna, it's the same with you, me & Mary Kelly.
Your'e average Joe Public...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 10-29-2018, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
First point Nick, I don't have a facebook...

First point Nick, I don't have a facebook account, and the second point is, the responders you expect to hear from are presumably not doctors, or nurses?

What is the point in gathering opinions from...
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