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Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
At least Bundy had a trunk, and with a car...

At least Bundy had a trunk, and with a car attached, whereas JTR had to make do with getting to (and from) his victims on foot, with little more than the clothes on his back in which to hide his...
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I don't think that serial killing was a new...

I don't think that serial killing was a new phenomenon at the time. On the contrary, it's probably as old as humankind.
Not the case in the majority of the torso murders; even in those where it...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 03:40 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I'm not sure it would, though.

I'm not sure it would, though.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 02:12 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
True, but those opinions must be sensible and...

True, but those opinions must be sensible and practical. It's when one ignores practicalities, taking one speculation and heaping more upon it, that we run into problems.

Not if the starting-point,...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Is there any evidence of the scale of this...

Is there any evidence of the scale of this shortage, Trevor?
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
See, that's where it starts to fall apart. Apart...

See, that's where it starts to fall apart. Apart from Nichols, we can only say that of the Chapman murder - and then only if we (a) accept an earlier TOD that is by no means proven; and (b) we assume...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
There is no prima facie reason to suppose that...

There is no prima facie reason to suppose that the 1873 Battersea torso was the work of the Whitechapel Ripper of 1888 but, because you believe the contrary, your perception of Crow's candidacy for...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 01:34 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Quite, and the same holds true for anyone living...

Quite, and the same holds true for anyone living within a stone's throw of Commercial Street and its tributaries.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-11-2018, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not in the slightest. What "ties" had...

Not in the slightest. What "ties" had Cross to 29 Hanbury Street, Dutfield's Yard, Mitre Square or Miller's Court? Or George Yard and Pinchin Street for that mattter?

Come to think of it, why should...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-11-2018, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Fisherman's not still banging on about "six...

Fisherman's not still banging on about "six hits" is he?

It's ONE hit, or two at a stretch.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-11-2018, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The torso murders were NOT primarily evisceration...

The torso murders were NOT primarily evisceration murders, either in number or in nature.

If you want to talk about "coincidences", at last make sure you're comparing apples with apples.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-10-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 408
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I'm sorry, but he didn't lie. He used a name...

I'm sorry, but he didn't lie. He used a name which he was perfectly entitled to use. Furthermore, there is evidence that suggests that he was using the same name 12 years previously.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-10-2018, 03:03 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Yup. Although, in Paul's - and Cross's - defence,...

Yup. Although, in Paul's - and Cross's - defence, a locally-based Ripper wouldn't "need" to adhere to a work route or timetable in order to find and kill a victim in Whitechapel... because he was in...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-10-2018, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I don't know where the "six strikes"...

I don't know where the "six strikes" come from, for a start. Or are you speculatively adding other victims with tenuous links to bolster your already-weak case?The "ties" you refer to are ENTIRELY...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-10-2018, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I doubt that, somehow. We haven't even scratched...

I doubt that, somehow. We haven't even scratched the surface of the surface of the surface :)
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
And back into a densely populated, and policed,...

And back into a densely populated, and policed, part of the district.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 07:19 AM
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Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
Six times? I make it once for certain, and two at...

Six times? I make it once for certain, and two at a stretch.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
That's a whole other subject, and a major can of...

That's a whole other subject, and a major can of worms!
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The problem with Stride, quite apart from her...

The problem with Stride, quite apart from her being the least Ripper-like canonical murder by far, is that she could well have been killed by a loudmouthed thug, full faced, broad of build and aged...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed. John Davis was heading off to work when...

Indeed. John Davis was heading off to work when he found Chapman, so presumably his work route (and routine) involved a pre-emptive visit to the outside toilet. Likewise, Dymshitz was returning from...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
"Found" implies "found out",...

"Found" implies "found out", and you know it. He was "seen" standing in the road, fair enough, but "found" is a loaded word.

Oh, and standing in the road isn't exactly "close proximity", either.
Not...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
... Mitre Square.

... Mitre Square.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 04:04 AM
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Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
Cross's whereabouts are totally unknown for all...

Cross's whereabouts are totally unknown for all the other murders.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
I am being logical and empirical.

I am being logical and empirical.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-09-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 9,280
Posted By Sam Flynn
Not often one sees a thread starting in such a...

Not often one sees a thread starting in such a personal fashion. I'm impressed!
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