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Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 10:17 AM
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Not quite sure I follow your drift here, Fish,...

Not quite sure I follow your drift here, Fish, but if you are saying that Jack Random would make a better suspect than Lechmere if he used the name Stupid and did all those stupid things, how stupid...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 09:51 AM
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And that's why I doubt the police would have...

And that's why I doubt the police would have confronted Lechmere immediately, had they checked up on him and discovered his name wasn't really Cross, and that he used Lechmere on every occasion...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 08:53 AM
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No, Jon, but I expect someone here must have some...

No, Jon, but I expect someone here must have some idea.

For me, the point is that Lechmere would surely have had to explain to his boss why he needed the time off. Now I don't know if the boss would...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 08:37 AM
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No, Abby. But I'm sure it was a Lechmerian who...

No, Abby. But I'm sure it was a Lechmerian who suggested that Lechmere may have killed the following weekend in Hanbury Street in the hope of deflecting suspicion onto Robert Paul. What would that...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 08:10 AM
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Posted By caz
Well Fish, you're the one suggesting it. Nobody...

Well Fish, you're the one suggesting it. Nobody else. :lol:



Don't be so hard on yourself.

And what have wolves done to deserve such an indigestible supper?

I maintain that the only way...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 07:55 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi Darryl, Of course, if Cross did bump into...

Hi Darryl,

Of course, if Cross did bump into anyone at Pickfords who knew him, shortly after committing yet another similar murder, they'd also know him as the minor celebrity whose story of finding...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 05:30 AM
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Posted By caz
If he'd been at work at the time, then whatever...

If he'd been at work at the time, then whatever name Pickfords knew him by, as they would have known all about their employee's heroism.

For me, if the same man was involved with both incidents,...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 05:24 AM
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Posted By caz
Right, so when Lechmere's boss at Pickfords leafs...

Right, so when Lechmere's boss at Pickfords leafs through the papers, agog to read all about his carman's performance as a witness, telling how he discovered the murder on his way to work, what's his...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 05:02 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi Gary, Still catching up - slowly... Just...

Hi Gary,

Still catching up - slowly...

Just supposing he was only down on Pickfords records as Charles Allen Cross [because, for example, he went by that name when he started working for them and...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 10:55 AM
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Posted By caz
What in God's name are you on about, Fish? My...

What in God's name are you on about, Fish? My argument is that if they knew him at Pickfords as Charles Cross, it would make perfect sense for him to have used that name in connection with a fatal...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 09:02 AM
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Posted By caz
Another point worth making here is that Lechmere...

Another point worth making here is that Lechmere would not necessarily have known if the police checked the records at Pickfords and learned that he had given them a false name in connection with his...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 07:58 AM
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Posted By caz
But would you have used your real first and...

But would you have used your real first and middle names and given not one, but two addresses where you could be found? Or would that be more like something a child of six might do?

How much more...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 07:16 AM
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Posted By caz
He was only in Buck's Row because he was on his...

He was only in Buck's Row because he was on his way to work, Fish. In fact, your entire geographical argument is based on this very point - his legitimate reason for being there at all and seeing the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 06:47 AM
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Posted By caz
Yes, Abby, because none of the above could...

Yes, Abby, because none of the above could possibly have put two and two together and twigged that Charles Allen Cross, Pickfords carman, who discovered a murdered prostitute in Buck's Row, was...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 06:15 AM
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Posted By caz
But sadly Lechmere has no way to defend himself...

But sadly Lechmere has no way to defend himself and give the jury - us - his explanation, so we can't judge whether it's a sound or unsound one.

Added to this is the very real possibility that the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-16-2018, 10:51 AM
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Posted By caz
Thanks Darryl. I fear the fearless psychopath...

Thanks Darryl.

I fear the fearless psychopath argument is being brushed up as I type, so Fish can try and give us the usual brush off. :lol:

I seem to recall someone arguing that Lechmere killed...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-16-2018, 10:29 AM
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Posted By caz
So when you want him to be truthful, Fish, he's...

So when you want him to be truthful, Fish, he's truthful - to a fault. Even when it would have done him much more good, and no possible harm, to fudge it:

"I thought I may have seen someone walking...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-16-2018, 10:00 AM
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Posted By caz
And of course, every time this man, who...

And of course, every time this man, who voluntarily attends the inquest and identifies himself, goes out again with his knife looking for a fresh victim, he makes sure he has "ties" to whichever...
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 07:05 AM
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Posted By caz
Cross and Paul? :duck:

Cross and Paul? :duck:
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-16-2018, 06:50 AM
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Posted By caz
Don't faint, Rod, but I can relate to this. Keys...

Don't faint, Rod, but I can relate to this. Keys and locks are always getting the better of me. I'm usually okay if I'm on my own and not in a rush, but if someone is watching and waiting for me to...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-16-2018, 05:56 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, If Parry made the call, he presumably...

Hi HS,

If Parry made the call, he presumably didn't want Wallace to have arrived yet, or he would have taken the call and might well have recognised Parry's voice. But then, if Wallace was normally...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-15-2018, 09:28 AM
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Views: 20,023
Posted By caz
Jack Random is more likely to have been the...

Jack Random is more likely to have been the killer, John, on the very simple grounds that there are no documented cases of one who chose to stay with his nearly decapitated, freshly killed victim, to...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-15-2018, 08:51 AM
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Posted By caz
He would have been Fish's number one suspect,...

He would have been Fish's number one suspect, etenguy. No doubt about it. Paul was the one who had a rant against the police. Paul lied in the same newspaper by bigging up his own role in the affair....
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-15-2018, 06:35 AM
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Posted By caz
Michael, I really would urge you to look up the...

Michael, I really would urge you to look up the case of Robert Napper, and particularly his murders of Rachel Nickell in 1992 [outdoors, overkill, stabbed forty-nine times] and Samantha Bisset in...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-15-2018, 04:59 AM
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Posted By caz
So if you were a policeman in 1888, Fish, and you...

So if you were a policeman in 1888, Fish, and you stopped and questioned every man you saw in the immediate vicinity and aftermath of a murder, you would have rounded up all those who had legitimate...
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