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Old 01-14-2018, 05:08 PM
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I donít think so. I know they looked for him and inquired at the bars but nothing.
Like Abby, I too think Blotchy should be looked at more seriously as the Ripper. Witnesses have provided his description several times just before or after a murder, as evidenced in this very thread. This man has a name, fits the the description of Blotchy, he knew the comings and goings of the police intimately, and he was arrested twice as a suspect in the murders, but was released promptly after being questioned. It's odd that no one here ever brings him up as a suspect. I'm sure the more experienced researchers here know who I'm referring to.
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Old 01-14-2018, 06:30 PM
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Who?...
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Clearly the first human laws (way older and already established) spawned organized religion's morality - from which it's writers only copied/stole,ex. you cannot kill,rob,steal (forced, otherwise people run back to the hills,no towns).
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Old 01-15-2018, 09:28 AM
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Former PC George Compton.
Physical description in July 1888:
  • 42 years old
  • 5'7 3/4 inches tall.
  • Dark hair
  • Hazel eyes
  • Florid complexion
He was arrested on suspicion of being the Ripper 2 times. Check him out.

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Old 01-15-2018, 09:38 AM
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Former PC George Compton.
Physical description in July 1888:
  • 42 years old
  • 5'7 3/4 inches tall.
  • Dark hair
  • Hazel eyes
  • Florid complexion
He was arrested on suspicion of being the Ripper 2 times. Check him out.
Thanks suspect!

id never heard of him. but then again I'm no researcher. lol.

Can you please expound a little on him? or point me in the right direction?
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Old 01-15-2018, 10:11 AM
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Thanks suspect!

id never heard of him. but then again I'm no researcher. lol.

Can you please expound a little on him? or point me in the right direction?
Hi Abby,
Here's a little info on what I know about him:
George Compton (Warrant number 53393)
Born: approximately (Jul-Aug or Sept) 1845 in Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, England
Parents were Samuel & Louisa Compton (can't locate the marriage info)
Joined Metropolitan Police on the 5/12/1870 and assigned to K Division and served there until 6/30/1880.
Transferred to H (Whitechapel) Division on the 1/7/1880 and served there until he retired on the 6/30/1888. 18 years total service.
Interestingly, he seems to be confused as to the right place and date of his birth in his final paperwork, stating he was born in 1842 in Cheltenham.
His retirement started 7/1/1888 with a pension of £22.9.4. per year. At that time he was married to Faith Compton.
in the 1881 census he lived at 115 Old Church Rd Tower Hamlet – Mile End.
in 1888 he resided at 115 Finnis Street, Bethnal Green.
His family life is more interesting....

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Old 01-15-2018, 04:00 PM
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Former PC George Compton.
Physical description in July 1888:
  • 42 years old
  • 5'7 3/4 inches tall.
  • Dark hair
  • Hazel eyes
  • Florid complexion
He was arrested on suspicion of being the Ripper 2 times. Check him out.
But, didn't you write this?
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Like Abby, I too think Blotchy should be looked at more seriously as the Ripper. Witnesses have provided his description several times just before or after a murder, as evidenced in this very thread. This man has a name, fits the the description of Blotchy,....
Blotchy was about 36 years old, 5ft 5 inch tall, with sandy hair and a carroty moustache.

Where's the similarity?
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Old 01-15-2018, 04:17 PM
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But, didn't you write this?


Blotchy was about 36 years old, 5ft 5 inch tall, with sandy hair and a carroty moustache.

Where's the similarity?
Compton was twice arrested as a suspect Jack.
I won't restate the blotchy face descriptions because I'm sure you know most of them and I'm sure you can read them at the beginning of the thread, but there are similarities to the description of Compton, whose face is described as florid. I don't recall anyone having blotchy's birth date, so your 36 year old comment seems cherry picked, as does your 5'5 description, as there is a 5'7 one to counter it. I'm surprised that someone as learned as you would be so quick to challenge it, without further research. Have you looked into Compton?
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Old 01-15-2018, 04:41 PM
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Compton was twice arrested as a suspect Jack.
I won't restate the blotchy face descriptions because I'm sure you know most of them and I'm sure you can read them at the beginning of the thread, but there are similarities to the description of Compton, whose face is described as florid. I don't recall anyone having blotchy's birth date, so your 36 year old comment seems cherry picked, as does your 5'5 description, as there is a 5'7 one to counter it. I'm surprised that someone as learned as you would be so quick to challenge it, without further research. Have you looked into Compton?
Hi Suspect Zero,

Do you have a report that states the suspect arrested twice by the name of George Compton is the same man as the PC by that name?
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Compton was twice arrested as a suspect Jack.
I won't restate the blotchy face descriptions because I'm sure you know most of them and I'm sure you can read them at the beginning of the thread, but there are similarities to the description of Compton, whose face is described as florid. I don't recall anyone having blotchy's birth date, so your 36 year old comment seems cherry picked, as does your 5'5 description, as there is a 5'7 one to counter it. I'm surprised that someone as learned as you would be so quick to challenge it, without further research. Have you looked into Compton?
I used Cox's testimony - what did you use?
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Hi Abby,
Here's a little info on what I know about him:
George Compton (Warrant number 53393)
Born: approximately (Jul-Aug or Sept) 1845 in Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, England
Parents were Samuel & Louisa Compton (can't locate the marriage info)
Joined Metropolitan Police on the 5/12/1870 and assigned to K Division and served there until 6/30/1880.
Transferred to H (Whitechapel) Division on the 1/7/1880 and served there until he retired on the 6/30/1888. 18 years total service.
Interestingly, he seems to be confused as to the right place and date of his birth in his final paperwork, stating he was born in 1842 in Cheltenham.
His retirement started 7/1/1888 with a pension of £22.9.4. per year. At that time he was married to Faith Compton.
in the 1881 census he lived at 115 Old Church Rd Tower Hamlet Ė Mile End.
in 1888 he resided at 115 Finnis Street, Bethnal Green.
His family life is more interesting....
Thanks suspect.
Can you please provide more details or source for the arrests as the ripper.
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