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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I transferred the above quote to act as a segue...

I transferred the above quote to act as a segue way to this topic...

Hi Abby, you took me by surprise with the initial post. Much of what you wrote is what I have supported for some years, but with...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Hi Joshua. Robert posted the link in a previous...

Hi Joshua.

Robert posted the link in a previous post.
https://forum.casebook.org/showpost.php?p=465729&postcount=619
We can't be sure this is exactly the same lock, though it represents the same...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
He didn't stay there that night, in fact from his...

He didn't stay there that night, in fact from his own words he seems to have slept at some other address prior to that night.
He only took up residence at the Victoria Home from the 10th, he came in...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
It's neither, as has been pointed out it is more...

It's neither, as has been pointed out it is more likely the Britannia-man, yet Sarah Lewis did not see Kelly with this man. Lewis admitted she did not know Kelly. So something is wrong with that...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
True, and was described as such in the...

True, and was described as such in the press.

"The last person to have left the place must have closed the door behind him, taking with him the key from the spring lock, as it is missing."
Daily...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Yes, slamming the door would automatically lock...

Yes, slamming the door would automatically lock the door, providing the retaining knob on the inside was in the release position.
If the knob is in the retained position, and the door bolt is...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-10-2018, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Well, he was providing for two victims that...

Well, he was providing for two victims that night....
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 12-10-2018, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Isaacs didn't have a watch until he stole one in...

Isaacs didn't have a watch until he stole one in December, after the murders.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-09-2018, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
The breaking of the window being a recent event....

The breaking of the window being a recent event. Unless McCarthy had ever had cause to reach through himself he may never have known it was possible.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2018, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
We don't know if it constitutes observance, it's...

We don't know if it constitutes observance, it's just the Pentateuch to a Christian.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-09-2018, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
So you agree then that McCarthy cannot be...

So you agree then that McCarthy cannot be expected to know about this recent means of gaining admittance via the broken window?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-09-2018, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
He would still need to reach through the window...

He would still need to reach through the window when he came home and Kelly was inside asleep. He can do that without waking her up or disturbing her.
The case of Kelly may be slightly different...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-09-2018, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I recall reading that the need to lock a door is...

I recall reading that the need to lock a door is different in our day than it was in the East End of the time.
People locked their door (or barricaded it - Prater?), when they were home. The need was...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-09-2018, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Why do you assume that McCarthy knew the lock...

Why do you assume that McCarthy knew the lock could be reached through one of the broken panes?
It's jumping to conclusions that is the basis of too many theories in this case.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-08-2018, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Breaking the door down isn't quite correct...

Breaking the door down isn't quite correct though. McCarthy opened his door to avoid the police breaking it...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-08-2018, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
I wonder if the erroneous description of Bowyer...

I wonder if the erroneous description of Bowyer being a young man can be attributed to the line where he is described as being a soldier 20 years. Perhaps misread as him being "a soldier 20 years...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-08-2018, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
If the broken pane was stuffed by the coat,...

If the broken pane was stuffed by the coat, surely the Pilot coat, left there by Mrs Harvey (for cleaning?) must be a different coat?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I've looked through the British Newspaper Archive...

I've looked through the British Newspaper Archive and cannot find any mention of Bowyer talking about a coat on the Friday or Saturday. The Sunday Times on the 11th provides the first...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
One other small item of interest, at least for...

One other small item of interest, at least for Gareth, reads:
"The clothes of the woman were lying by the side of the bed, as though they had been taken off and laid down in the ordinary manner."

I...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
The Sunday Times, 11 Nov. 1888 provided a cursory...

The Sunday Times, 11 Nov. 1888 provided a cursory plan view of the room.
A note 1 to this sketch reads:
Small window - broken, but covered with an old coat. It was through this window that the body...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,854
Posted By Wickerman
Plenty of Gentiles were familiar with the Bible,...

Plenty of Gentiles were familiar with the Bible, why only a Jew?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2018, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I remember talking about that quote with Debs...

I remember talking about that quote with Debs years ago, I just can't recall if we identified the source.

This must be the pic you mention...
https://i.imgur.com/CRqPlr3.jpg
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2018, 12:03 PM
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Views: 19,882
Posted By Wickerman
Who was it that wrote her clothes were folded (on...

Who was it that wrote her clothes were folded (on a chair?), and her shoes placed by the fire?

I can't remember the source, but not the actions of someone "very drunk".

It's unfortunate that Dr...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 664
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Posted By Wickerman
Judging by what was overheard she seems to have...

Judging by what was overheard she seems to have been convincing him he would get value for money c/w a little small talk.
I do agree though as Dorset St. was a mere 25ft wide, he couldn't help but...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 664
Views: 19,882
Posted By Wickerman
I guess surgeons can have a bad day like anyone...

I guess surgeons can have a bad day like anyone else, but really......
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