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Old 10-15-2018, 06:05 PM
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Unfortunately ,that falls down unless the press said abdomen .
They didn't
They repeated stomach
So there was no error .
Ok, but can you show me which press used the quote you took from the A-Z in your first post?
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:36 AM
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Ok, but can you show me which press used the quote you took from the A-Z in your first post?
You know that that section was kept back from the public
He did however mention the contents of the stomach in response to the jury

Juror: Was there any evidence of a drug having been used? - I have not examined the stomach as to that. The contents of the stomach have been preserved for analysis.

"I have not examined the stomach as to that

This clearly means that he had examined the contents but not tested for drugs .
Had he not said "as to that " you may have had a point .
You haven't .
He also stated that the contents have been preserved for further analysis .
No mention of them still being in the stomach or even of the idea that the stomach itself would be analysed
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Well, we know that her stomach didn't kill her, so why the fuss?
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Well, we know that her stomach didn't kill her, so why the fuss?
If Saunders was being economical with the truth regarding the arrival of the stomach and it's contents how much weight do his findings hold ?
Stomach contents of the rest of the C5 were not packed off to Saunders or any other chemist that we know of.
In the Stride case we know that to be true as Phillips was asked to recheck the stomach for grapes .
A bucket was delivered to Phillips from Miller's court that people suppose was the stomach although we have nothing concrete but again ,no independent 'expert' in the field .
Why Eddowes ? Was it down to the comment of the juror or were there other reasons to believe that she may have been drugged ?
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If Saunders was being economical with the truth regarding the arrival of the stomach and it's contents how much weight do his findings hold ?
From what I've seen here, it could well be that there was some inconsistency in the press and/or inquest records, which would hardly be Saunders' fault. Given his training and long experience (not every Tom, Dick or Harry gets an obit. in the British Medical Journal), I'd suggest that his findings would have carried quite some weight.
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From what I've seen here, it could well be that there was some inconsistency in the press and/or inquest records, which would hardly be Saunders' fault. Given his training and long experience (not every Tom, Dick or Harry gets an obit. in the British Medical Journal), I'd suggest that his findings would have carried quite some weight.
He missed the symptoms of Brights disease in the remaining kidney and was adamant it was healthy which wasn't a great start .
Not sure where you see an inconsistency in the records of Brown's testimony .There is only one record of what he did with the stomach content and that's the official one .
There are press records of him being asked about the possibility of drugs in which again he confirmed that he had checked the content but not for drugs
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[Brown] did however mention the contents of the stomach in response to the jury

Juror: Was there any evidence of a drug having been used? - I have not examined the stomach as to that. The contents of the stomach have been preserved for analysis.

"I have not examined the stomach as to that

This clearly means that he had examined the contents but not tested for drugs.
Not quite. He says "I have not examined the stomach", not "I have not examined the contents of the stomach" and goes on to mention separately that the contents of the stomach have been preserved for analysis. I don't know that Dr Brown would have possessed the necessary equipment to conduct such an analysis anyway, which might explain why he handed that particular task over to Saunders. (If Brown had been able to do the analysis himself, why didn't he?)
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He missed the symptoms of Brights disease in the remaining kidney and was adamant it was healthy which wasn't a great start .
Our source for the Bright's Disease reference is Major Henry "Reliable Memoirs" Smith, isn't it?
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There are press records of him being asked about the possibility of drugs in which again he confirmed that he had checked the content but not for drugs
See my post immediately above. If that's the press record you're referring to, Brown said nothing about examining the contents of the stomach, but that said contents had been preserved for analysis.
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Why Eddowes ? Was it down to the comment of the juror or were there other reasons to believe that she may have been drugged ?
Nick, could it be because Eddowes was the only murder to be dealt with by the City Police and their divisional surgeon and various professionals? I have mentioned before the previous City analyst, Meymott Tidy, who was the author of Medical Jurisprudence texts and wrote chapters on how a crime scene should be dealt with in terms of taking sketches and describing the clothing of the victims and any corresponding wound and clothing weapon marks. They seemed to be pretty organised and efficient.

Or maybe Coroner MacDonald sparked something off when he wrote to the Star(?) on 4th October asking if Eddowes stomach had been analysed for poison?
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Not quite. He says "I have not examined the stomach", not "I have not examined the contents of the stomach"
Why would you think he would mean the stomach minus its contents as by this point he had already confirmed that he had removed the content from the stomach ?
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