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Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 11:12 AM
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Assuming the ripper was never suspected at the...

Assuming the ripper was never suspected at the time, could it not have been precisely because no connections were ever made between him and his victims or crime scenes, and Joe Bloggs the serial...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 10:37 AM
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That's a bit different from your argument that...

That's a bit different from your argument that Lechmere would have had legitimate reasons for being at or near each murder location at the time that it happened. Presumably Ridgway didn't kill anyone...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 10:13 AM
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But Lechmere is not a suspect on the basis of a...

But Lechmere is not a suspect on the basis of a single murder having been committed on his legitimate route to work. He doesn't even begin to match the 'criteria' geographically, unless you can...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 08:56 AM
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Posted By caz
And the beauty of it from Joe Bloggs's point of...

And the beauty of it from Joe Bloggs's point of view is that he wouldn't have already volunteered his identity as the first man to be seen with the woman butchered in Buck's Row while on his usual...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 08:12 AM
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Posted By caz
Precisely the point I have tried to make on...

Precisely the point I have tried to make on numerous occasions, John, only for Fish to ridicule it.

Maybe I really ought to take up knitting or baking instead, as Fish advised, because I thought...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 06:06 AM
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Posted By caz
Sorry Steve, it was a poor joke on my part: Torso...

Sorry Steve, it was a poor joke on my part: Torso group - who heads it?

I'll get me coat.

Love,

Caz
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Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 06:05 AM
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Posted By caz
I agree that copy cat murder sounds more...

I agree that copy cat murder sounds more Hollywood than grim reality, Abby.

That said, the torso murders [deaths/manslaughters?] don't appear to me to reflect any kind of attempt to copy the way the...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 05:25 AM
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Posted By caz
That's a smart observation, Harry. I suppose...

That's a smart observation, Harry.

I suppose the counterargument is that a psychopath like Lechmere would have considered it "all in the game" and positively relished the thought of the police...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 05:08 AM
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Posted By caz
Who heads it? :duck:

Who heads it? :duck:
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-07-2018, 09:13 AM
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Posted By caz
I still don't get this obsession of Fishy's that...

I still don't get this obsession of Fishy's that the ripper would have wanted 'established reasons' to visit his own murder sites at the relevant hours.

How many murder scenes could any identifiable...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 08:17 AM
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Posted By caz
In other words, there doesn't seem much point in...

In other words, there doesn't seem much point in Qualtrough making that call on the Monday evening, hoping to set off a very specific chain of events, if he was just going to sit back and trust...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 07:39 AM
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Posted By caz
My plan is to get a job, so I'm leaving my...

My plan is to get a job, so I'm leaving my application form on the pavement outside my neighbour's house and relying on him to see it, pick it up and post it for me.

My hope is to win the lottery,...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-07-2018, 06:54 AM
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Posted By caz
Ah, so you don't believe MJK's killer was someone...

Ah, so you don't believe MJK's killer was someone trying to make her mutilations look like the ripper's work?

Then at least we agree on that one, Michael. :)

Which frankly, only makes me more...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-07-2018, 06:24 AM
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Posted By caz
Afternoon All, I keep coming back to Herlock's...

Afternoon All,

I keep coming back to Herlock's observation that so many elements were left to chance, any of which could have scuppered Qualtrough's master plan, if the idea was to get Wallace out...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 10:42 AM
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Posted By caz
Harry, I can only repeat my previous post to...

Harry, I can only repeat my previous post to Herlock:



In either situation, Beatty would have been given more than enough detail of Qualtrough's message to confirm to the police that the caller had...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-06-2018, 10:13 AM
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Posted By caz
I agree entirely, Harry. Just because MJK's...

I agree entirely, Harry.

Just because MJK's whole life and identity are mysteries in themselves does not make it any less likely that she was the latest victim of the serial predator operating in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 07:25 AM
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Posted By caz
They had a witness, Harry - Beatty, who answered...

They had a witness, Harry - Beatty, who answered the phone!

As I explained in the post you quoted from, there were at least two very simple ways of using Beatty as a witness to Qualtrough's request...
Forum: A6 Murders 11-06-2018, 06:46 AM
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Posted By caz
Trying to catch up with this thread... When I...

Trying to catch up with this thread...

When I read the related posts I thought of the same possibility, cobalt - that semen might have survived the most recent washing process in those days. If so...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-06-2018, 03:52 AM
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Posted By caz
Cheers HS. :) I do think the whole alibi thing...

Cheers HS. :)

I do think the whole alibi thing makes Wallace + accomplice a non-starter.

How incompetent would this pair have had to be, to end up with no provable alibi for Wallace on either...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-05-2018, 07:16 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, As you probably know, my objection to the...

Hi HS,

As you probably know, my objection to the above would be that if Wallace's accomplice made the call to put Wallace in the clear, then logically I'd have expected them to go the one step...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-02-2018, 04:55 AM
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Posted By caz
I meant to add... An empty house would mean no...

I meant to add...

An empty house would mean no handbag or wallet for a burglar to rifle through. But knowing the woman of the house would be at home to let him in, Qualtrough would also have been...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-02-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2,702
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Posted By caz
I ordered my copy yesterday and look forward to...

I ordered my copy yesterday and look forward to when it finally arrives!

For me, the fact that Julia's handbag was untouched, and there was no forced entry to the house, makes it unlikely that the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-01-2018, 09:06 AM
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Views: 383,693
Posted By caz
Some really good points here, HS. If Wallace did...

Some really good points here, HS.

If Wallace did indeed say that he became concerned about Julia's welfare, on realising he had been hoodwinked by this mysterious Qualtrough character into leaving...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-01-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By caz
Hi HS, There was also that other case from the...

Hi HS,

There was also that other case from the same era, with many parallels to Julia's murder, which was the subject of a recent tv prog: Murder, Mystery and my Family. I don't think it's sensible...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-11-2018, 09:09 AM
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Posted By caz
But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with...

But Abby, if Mary was paying off her debt with sex [or by doing odd chores for the McCarthys for example], she wouldn't have got so far in arrears, would she? If she truly was as badly in arrears as...
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