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Sen. Walter Sobchak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-11 10:45 AM
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15. I had a professor absolutely fixated on this to the point she scared people
Edited on Wed Aug-31-11 10:50 AM by Sen. Walter Sobchak
She was convinced it was American Francis Tumblety and escaped suspicion because the police believed him to be a homosexual and therefore an unlikely slayer of female prostitutes.

She also insisted he killed at least ten women and not the five recognized victims and may have also killed in Latin America.
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  -Is this the face of Jack the Ripper? xchrom  Aug-31-11 09:37 AM   #0 
  - Apparently I am very behind on this. I thought it was the queen's doctor or son or something.  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-31-11 09:38 AM   #1 
  - No, neither of them  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:24 AM   #6 
  - The FBI believes it to have been a madman  Jmaxfie1   Aug-31-11 09:41 AM   #2 
  - Possibly  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:30 AM   #9 
     - No, I agree with you.  Jmaxfie1   Aug-31-11 10:37 AM   #11 
        - It was John Douglas  Jmaxfie1   Aug-31-11 10:42 AM   #14 
        - I have the book upstairs :)  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:51 AM   #17 
        - I'd agree with that  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:50 AM   #16 
           - Here's John Douglas's take on it (from Wiki)  Jmaxfie1   Aug-31-11 10:55 AM   #19 
              - I'd agree with that  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:57 AM   #21 
                 - I love Douglas, reread his books many times.  Jmaxfie1   Aug-31-11 10:59 AM   #22 
  - Interesting.  MarianJack   Aug-31-11 09:43 AM   #3 
  - He was only discovered fairly recently  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:40 AM   #13 
     - I don't even remember if it WAS Druitt I suspected.  MarianJack   Aug-31-11 11:57 AM   #25 
        - Phillip Sugden put it nicely  Prophet 451   Sep-01-11 06:31 AM   #28 
  - Hey, that's Dick Cheney's bastard son!  Uben   Aug-31-11 10:08 AM   #4 
  - Doubtful  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:08 AM   #5 
  - patricia cornwell disagrees, fwiw.  mopinko   Aug-31-11 10:26 AM   #7 
  - She's a hack  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:36 AM   #10 
  - I agree with you...she had a theory and tried to get the evidence to match it..  joeybee12   Aug-31-11 10:54 AM   #18 
  - I stopped reading Cornwell, too. I discovered she's a wingnut.  Kceres   Aug-31-11 11:08 AM   #23 
     - Didn't know that  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 11:15 AM   #24 
  - K&R.  William769   Aug-31-11 10:27 AM   #8 
  - interesting. thanks for the link. k&r  Tuesday Afternoon   Aug-31-11 10:39 AM   #12 
  - I had a professor absolutely fixated on this to the point she scared people  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-31-11 10:45 AM   #15 
  - Tumblety is a possibility  Prophet 451   Aug-31-11 10:55 AM   #20 
  - According to the Movie 'Amazon Women on the Moon'  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Aug-31-11 12:54 PM   #26 
  - As long as they've ruled out...  MyshkinCommaPrince   Aug-31-11 02:04 PM   #27 
 

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