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Old October 21st 05, 18:09   #40
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Re: EpDis: Comes The Inquisitor

From: (Jms at B5)
Subject: Re: ATTN JMS: Who Was Jack The Ripper Really???
Date: 7/25/1998 7:20:00 PM

Who was the one person whose wife actually wrote a letter to the London Times suggesting that the ripper maybe was trying to tell them something, and that maybe he'd stop if they listened? Who was the last person to see at least two of the victims alive on missions of mercy to the jail? Who was reported to have become unhinged by the filth in the area around the murders when he found a rat in his breakfast? Who had medical experience? Who left England suddenly after being questioned, with the murders stopping soon afterward? Whose transcripts of interviews with church officials and British police are *still* kept under lock and key? Who is the sort of person who might say -- as the only witness to hear the ripper reported hearing him remark to one of his victims -- "You would do anything but pray?" Who had the same last name -- and was a likely relative -- of the man living with the very last victim, the only one killed in her room (suggesting she knew the killer)?

The Reverend Samuel Barnett. That's my choice.
Whether or not he's right about this, the idea that Sebastian was a clergyman gone mad makes perfect sense.
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