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Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
Great analogy. My own practise, when it was...

Great analogy. My own practise, when it was really busy - rushing from job to job - was to note time and place in the back of my pocket book and work from that when completing a fuller entry later in...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
I would agree that those who were in a position...

I would agree that those who were in a position to confer did exactly that. For the rest who were out and about in the middle of the night, I think that each, even without a watch, would have known...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
I have the same problem with Hutchinson as I do...

I have the same problem with Hutchinson as I do with Cross aka Lechmere. If an assumption is made that the individual is a serial killer and then his evidence is examined retrospectively, with that...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride Yesterday, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
The purpose of an inquest is to establish when...

The purpose of an inquest is to establish when where and how the death occurred. Schwartz would have been needed for a trial where his evidence might be crucial. Did the coroner need to call him in...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride Yesterday, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
I don't know! :2thumbsup:

I don't know! :2thumbsup:
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Bridewell
I get the about five minutes from the fact that...

I get the about five minutes from the fact that the incident witnessed by Schwartz was about 12.45am and the body was discovered about 1am. That's a total time period of 15 minutes from start to...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-19-2018, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
So am I. I don't see a loitering killer coming to...

So am I. I don't see a loitering killer coming to a police station and trying to bluff his way out of a situation he wasn't actually in. The likelihood is that, had he not come forward, nobody would...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-19-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By Bridewell
The Oxford Dictionary defines the term...

The Oxford Dictionary defines the term 'prostitute' as:

"A person, in particular a woman, who engages in sexual activity for payment."

That's, to my mind, Nichols definitely; Chapman definitely;...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,570
Posted By Bridewell
Exactly. An assault is defined, in English law,...

Exactly. An assault is defined, in English law, as the use of violence or the attempt, threat or offer to do so. BS Man assaulted Stride. The only issue is whether or not that assault was such that...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 149
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Posted By Bridewell
Same woman got attacked twice in the space of...

Same woman got attacked twice in the space of about 5 minutes by two different men? Not impossible but rather unlikely.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-19-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,570
Posted By Bridewell
Because he was a risk taker and thought he'd get...

Because he was a risk taker and thought he'd get away with it, as indeed (if he was the killer) he did.
Forum: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 09-19-2018, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
That's way out of my league, Herlock. Sorry....

That's way out of my league, Herlock. Sorry. :2thumbsup:
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-19-2018, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Thanks for clarifying.

Thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Witnesses 09-19-2018, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I guess by a kind of dead reckoning. You think...

I guess by a kind of dead reckoning. You think back to the last time you saw a clock and estimate how long ago that was. How often was anyone's clock or watch checked against anything else? In an era...
Forum: Witnesses 09-19-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Bridewell
I don't think the brewery clock had church...

I don't think the brewery clock had church bells.:scratchchin:
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-19-2018, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Just so. It was though, the opinion of an...

Just so. It was though, the opinion of an experienced detective who knew the local area and its lighting conditions. Some (not including you I suspect) dismiss his opinion too quickly.



It's not...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-18-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,766
Posted By Bridewell
Albert Cadosch's mother died around 1867 so any...

Albert Cadosch's mother died around 1867 so any reference to cat owner is almost certainly to his stepmother.

While checking that death date I've just found a Non-Conformist Record from April 1867...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-18-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,766
Posted By Bridewell
There will always be debate as to how many of the...

There will always be debate as to how many of the victims were prostitutes. For me the important aspect is not what they were but whether or not it has any bearing on why they were killed. The "Dear...
Forum: Witnesses 09-18-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 124
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Posted By Bridewell
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-18-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,570
Posted By Bridewell
You say that "nobody saw or heard her...

You say that "nobody saw or heard her putting up a fight" but isn't that what Schwartz claims to have done? I think his rather strange claim that she called out but not very loudly might be explained...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-18-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,570
Posted By Bridewell
And Elizabeth Long's appearance at the Chapman...

And Elizabeth Long's appearance at the Chapman inquest being followed by the murder of a woman nicknamed Long Liz.
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-18-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bridewell
I'm not 100% certain but I think those are Good...

I'm not 100% certain but I think those are Good Conduct Stripes.
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,625
Posted By Bridewell
If I remember correctly that (a preference for...

If I remember correctly that (a preference for Cadosch's time) was the coroner's view also, even though he found Long's evidence impressive in every other respect..
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,625
Posted By Bridewell
18808 Perhaps when he said that he noted the...

18808

Perhaps when he said that he noted the time as he passed the Spitalfields Church he meant when he had a good view of it from the far side of Commercial Street - although that would presumably...
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,625
Posted By Bridewell
18806 How did Cadosch note the time as being...

18806

How did Cadosch note the time as being specifically 5.32am? This image was recorded at 5.32 (though a.m. not p.m.). I could only see that it was about 5.30 when I took it. What reason did...
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