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Whatever Happened To..........? Re-examining various areas of the Case

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Old May 29th, 2015, 08:57 PM   #1
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Well, what did ever happen to it?
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Old May 29th, 2015, 09:27 PM   #2
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The case was solved and everybody went home?
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Old May 29th, 2015, 11:13 PM   #3
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Well FUNNY you should ask. Russell (and maybe Jari?) will make an appearance on an internet 'paranormal' streaming video show called 'Hauntings of England' next month, unless our laughing at the 'Haunting' guys on Twitter makes them rethink their casting, but I doubt it will. Billed by the show as "the man who helped prove who he (Jack) was"

http://www.hauntingsofengland.com

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Old May 30th, 2015, 12:41 AM   #4
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Didn't they appear at a Ripper conference? What happened there? I must have missed a chunk of proceedings.

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The paperback is due out soon and it apparently contains the result of a lot more scientific work and proves Aaron Kosminski was Jack the Ripper.
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Out of curiosity what do people think would have happened if the relevance of the Dna mistake hadn't been recognised by ChrisP.

Would the book have become a success or fallen down regardless?
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Excellent question, Tracy....

I, for one wouldn't buy it....that it was not in pristine shape ( make that uncontaminated shape ) is why.
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Out of curiosity what do people think would have happened if the relevance of the Dna mistake hadn't been recognised by ChrisP.

Would the book have become a success or fallen down regardless?
I suppose if the DNA mistake hadn't been recognised by anyone then the claims made in the book would have been generally accepted as correct.
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Old May 30th, 2015, 02:50 PM   #9
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I was highly sceptical of the book's claims anyway, even if the DNA mistake had not been called out. I'm so glad it was, though.
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That book was launched with ultra sensationalism. Therefore I always felt it would be a flash in the pan, and that it was planned that way. As we can see it takes a lot more than DNA to "identify" JtR. It was extremely risky IMO to claim to absolutely name Jack with what the authors and scientists had.
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