Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook


Most Recent Posts:
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - by caz 32 minutes ago.
Non-Fiction: Cutting Point - by Pcdunn 53 minutes ago.
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - by Herlock Sholmes 1 hour ago.
Pub Talk: 51 Ladies React to the Righteous Brothers "I'd Get Down on My Knees for You" Lyric - by caz 1 hour ago.
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Framing Charles - by FrankO 1 hour ago.
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - by Herlock Sholmes 3 hours ago.
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Framing Charles - by drstrange169 3 hours ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Ada Wilson - Escaped Convict - by Darryl Kenyon 4 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - (28 posts)
Catherine Eddowes: Kate's Apron - (22 posts)
General Discussion: Geographic Profiling - (21 posts)
Pub Talk: Politically Correct Insanity And The Curse Of The Woke Cretins - (12 posts)
"Jill the Ripper": Jill the Ripper - (12 posts)
Books: Pamphlets, Comics, Newspapers and Graphic Novels. - (10 posts)

The Times (London).
4 January 1927


Joseph Carson, 65, an inmate of the West ham Guardians' institution, Forest House, Walthamstow, was brought before Mr. Snell at Old street Police Court yesterday charged on remand and on his own confession with the murder of Jane Williams at Miller court, Spitalfields, on December 29. Detective Inspector Boreham informed the magistrate that the case was one in which the defendant gave himself up for the wilful murder of a woman. There had been a post mortem examination made, and a verdict of "Death from natural causes" had been returned by the jury at the inquest and he would like to withdraw the charge. He thought Carson was under the influence of drink at the time he made his statement to the police.

Mr. Snell (to Carson):- You are discharged.

Related pages:
  Jane Williams
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 1 January 1927