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The HitchhiKer..Book for rebuttle

« on: January 14, 2011, 08:36:PM »
The Dodgy HitchHiker

Witness statement of Douglas McAllister Chalmers, dated, 1st December 1985  (1)

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Re: The Dodgy HitchHiker...
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Re: The Dodgy HitchHiker...
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011, 05:08:PM »
Hi Mike,

In relation to your post on the "dodgy HitchHiker" could you please let me have the relevance of this story to the whf killings?

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Re: The Dodgy HitchHiker...
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2011, 08:06:PM »
Hi Mike,

In relation to your post on the "dodgy HitchHiker" could you please let me have the relevance of this story to the whf killings?

Thanks
Newbury1
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Newbury1:- Once the nature of the investigation changed, on 6th September 1985, from originally being a "Four murders and a suicide" case, (SC/688/85), into a full scale "murder investigation" (SC/786/85), police set out to establish that Jeremy had hired a "hitman", to kill his family, and that he had paid this person, some two thousand pounds to carry out the murders...

This person - had telephoned Jeremy at his cottage to let him know that the deed had been carried out, and once this was achieved, this person left the scene, and was not traced...

Julie Mugford (Bambers estranged girlfriend) told police during one of her first interviews, held in early September 1985, that Jeremy hired a mercenary, a man by the name of Mathew McDonald, to kill the family. McDonald was duly arrested, interviewed, and them released, after an alibi he gave to the police, for the night of the shootings, checked out totally...

Police took the view that the hitchhiker referred to in the statement (attached) could have been the hitman...

A distant relative of Ralph Bamber, a man by the name of Ralph Neville, was working at whf at the time of the shootings, and he was staying at the caravan park, owned by the Boutflours, and the Eatons, Neville lived in South Africa...

 On the night of the shootings, his motor car was found parked up in the driveway of whf...

The reason his car was found there, was because Ralph Neville had been working late in the fields on the evening before the shootings, and he had taken the tractor and trailer, he had been working on, in the fields, back to his digs at Osea road caravan park...

Police were trying to link the hitchhiker statement to him...

What is odd about this though, is that Essex police allowed Neville to collect his car from the drive at whf, later that morning (7th), and as far as is known, by the beginning of September 1985, he had returned to live back in South Africa - why would he be hitchhiking on the morning of the shootings, if the police had given him his car back?
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