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Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 11:14 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Why not go to the police station that evening,...

Why not go to the police station that evening, then?
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not if the press reports about the morning...

Not if the press reports about the morning sightings of Mary Kelly put him off, as per Jon's suggestion. Why bother, if it was obvious from the papers that she was alive and well several hours after...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Sorry, I should have said five: Tabram, McKenzie,...

Sorry, I should have said five: Tabram, McKenzie, Mylett, Smith and Coles. (I'd have double-checked if I hadn't been using the browser on my phone.)Correct, but I'm only counting killers we know were...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
At what time did the widely-reported screams of...

At what time did the widely-reported screams of "Murder!" occur in Miller's Court? Surely the screams would have registered with Hutchinson, who'd departed Miller's Court not long before the screams...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Why limit ourselves to two? There's a very good...

Why limit ourselves to two? There's a very good chance that at least six of the Whitechapel Murder series were perpetrated by six separate men, and it's quite possible that the torso murders were...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Kelly herself was described as "fair",...

Kelly herself was described as "fair", wasn't she? That is fair as in "pretty", not as in "blonde".
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
As in "I can dump a torso quite near where...

As in "I can dump a torso quite near where the least Ripper-like canonical Ripper murder happened"?

I'm not being facetious, BTW, but this is about the only message I can read into the Pinchin...
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 04:17 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
You lost five, Abby.

You lost five, Abby.
Forum: Torso Killings 07-21-2018, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
You're right - it sounds crazy. Or, rather, it...

You're right - it sounds crazy. Or, rather, it sounds like trying to make a theory fit, instead of looking at the more likely explanation that there was more than one killer at work, who lived -...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
By comparing them, Simon - it's glaringly obvious...

By comparing them, Simon - it's glaringly obvious to me that the same person provided all three signatures (or wrote his name on p1 and signed the other two; see my musing on this particular point...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-21-2018, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
And if a killer did, then there were plenty of...

And if a killer did, then there were plenty of other places in London apart from Battersea Bridge and Spitalfields in which to ply their trade. Why just those two areas, if not because the...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
They might not be signed in a similar fashion,...

They might not be signed in a similar fashion, but all three are signed by the same person.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
They're not "completely different"....

They're not "completely different". Only one capital "H" differs materially, and that can be due to a number of reasons: e.g. a variation caused by a "cold start"; rustiness/lack of practice in...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not supposition, but common sense and an...

Not supposition, but common sense and an awareness that identification at a mortuary was the norm, if not standard procedure.
You think they were going to shove his face into the minced-up remains on...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 08:30 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I think of it as "seconded" rather than...

I think of it as "seconded" rather than an echo, Jon. Thanks!
Forum: Torso Killings 07-21-2018, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Quite so. Furthermore, there were many other...

Quite so. Furthermore, there were many other potential dumping sites in the Thames closer to the East End, without having to travel all the way to Battersea Bridge.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-21-2018, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Barnett wasn't going by the photo, but would have...

Barnett wasn't going by the photo, but would have performed the identification at the mortuary after Kelly had been cleaned, and possibly stitched up. As Bond doesn't state that the eyes were in any...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-21-2018, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Don't be absurd, Fish. Nobody is going to kill in...

Don't be absurd, Fish. Nobody is going to kill in the East End and transport the dismembered remains the best part of ten miles to the West in order to dump them in the Thames or on land.
Forum: Torso Killings 07-20-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, and why would a killer who dismembered...

Indeed, and why would a killer who dismembered his victims in a leisurely manner over a period of more than a decade suddenly decide to publicly disembowel a handful of women in a blitz lasting a few...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-20-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 570
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, and "hair" sounds a bit like...

Indeed, and "hair" sounds a bit like "ear", especially when pronounced by an h-dropping Cockney. Also, as her long hair was one of Kelly's distinguishing features, it would be an obvious thing by...
Forum: Torso Killings 07-20-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, also the non-canonical Whitechapel...

Indeed, also the non-canonical Whitechapel Murders victims, and possibly one or two of the Canonical Five as well.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-19-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 570
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not in my case, Jon. I find Hutchinson dubious,...

Not in my case, Jon. I find Hutchinson dubious, but I'm neither a Wroe-ist nor a Hintonist.
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-19-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
There isn't one, as far as I know. Dew's account...

There isn't one, as far as I know. Dew's account of his (probably exaggerated) role in the case appears in one chapter of "I caught Crippen".
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-19-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 570
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Whatever, Jon. We'll never agree on this, and I...

Whatever, Jon. We'll never agree on this, and I don't buy your argument at all.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-19-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 570
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Precisely those sorts of conflicting statements....

Precisely those sorts of conflicting statements. It was by no means settled that Kelly died after 9AM, and - as I've said innumerable times - there is no way that Hutchinson would have decided not to...
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