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Old 08-24-2018, 06:27 AM
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So what is the most ridiculous theory you have heard regarding a suspect(s) in the Jack The Ripper case?

Mine I think was last evening when it was suggested to me the reason he/she didn't get caught was because they were a time traveller and they had just gone back to a different time zone after the Kelly murder. So even if any valuable evidence was left behind there was no one there to tie it too.. mmmm

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Old 08-24-2018, 03:58 PM
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That a woman would rip her only clothing for sanitary use when she had multiple items already on her that could be used for such a purpose.

It might not be the most crazy suggestion but it was the point I realised this case will never be solved.
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Old 08-24-2018, 11:43 PM
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That a woman would rip her only clothing for sanitary use when she had multiple items already on her that could be used for such a purpose.

It might not be the most crazy suggestion but it was the point I realised this case will never be solved.
The multiple items you refer to I would suggest were kept as items for sale. There were all the same and all neatly folded. Eddowes was known to have been a hawker, so would she destroy something which might bring her some financial reward?

It is also not crazy if Eddowes was not wearing an apron, but simply been in possession of two old pieces of apron, which at some point in time had come from a full apron. There is no evidence to show that the two pieces of apron ever made up a full apron, adding corroboration of the aforementioned.

This issue has been discussed over and over again, and I dont intend to go back over it all again. I just wanted to put you right, as you are clearly not up to speed on the discussions on this topic.

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Winner,winner! Chicken dinner!
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Undoubtedly for me the one that suggests that Vincent Van Gogh, living in Arles at the time of the murders totally reliant on occaisional donations of money from his brother so that he could eat and buy paint, managed to get over to England (finding money from somewhere for transport to the harbour, a return boat ticket and money for accommodation and food) for nearly three months without anyone noticing that he’d gone. Despite the fact that he was well known in the area as an ‘eccentric’ and the fact that he wrote letters from Arles at the time of the murders.

And this brilliant theory came about because it’s author saw hidden images in Van Gogh’s paintings. Images that no one else can see!

At least Lewis Carroll was in England at the time!
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The 'Lords of Spitalfields' et al.
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Van Gough followed by all those theories that turn witnesses into suspects.
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There’s the travesty of a book on Conan Doyle as the ripper of course. A waste of paper and ink!
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Hi.
Have to agree with John Wheat.
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So what is the most ridiculous theory you have heard regarding a suspect(s) in the Jack The Ripper case?

Mine I think was last evening when it was suggested to me the reason he/she didn't get caught was because they were a time traveller and they had just gone back to a different time zone after the Kelly murder. So even if any valuable evidence was left behind there was no one there to tie it too.. mmmm

(I'm off to write a book about it....)
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To late.....its been done, well at least in film for.
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