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General Discussion & Debate => General Discussion & Debate => Topic started by: Bruce Backlund on May 01, 2018, 04:14:34 AM

Title: Window ledge question
Post by: Bruce Backlund on May 01, 2018, 04:14:34 AM
This Dallas PD report seems to be concerning the Tippit murder. However, at the bottom, there is mention made of a piece of a 30-inch window ledge.  Tippit was shot by the left front tire of his patrol car. What "window ledge" piece would the police be referencing? Or are they referring to a part of the sixth-floor window of the TSBD?
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Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Tim Nickerson on May 01, 2018, 04:32:22 AM
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This Dallas PD report seems to be concerning the Tippit murder. However, at the bottom, there is mention made of a piece of a 30-inch window ledge.  Tippit was shot by the left front tire of his patrol car. What "window ledge" piece would the police be referencing? Or are they referring to a part of the sixth-floor window of the TSBD?
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Bruce, the strip of wood was 39 1/2 inches long, not 30 inches. It was the width of the sniper's nest window.

https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=35&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=36&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=37&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=38&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=39&tab=page
Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Bruce Backlund on May 01, 2018, 04:40:56 AM
Thanks Tim,
They're original report was off by 9 inches and threw me off.
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Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Matt Grantham on May 01, 2018, 05:34:20 AM
 Oswald has a piece of the window ledge on his person?
Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Ray Mitcham on May 01, 2018, 10:06:10 AM
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Bruce, the strip of wood was 39 1/2 inches long, not 30 inches. It was the width of the sniper's nest window.

https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=35&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=36&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=37&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=38&tab=page
https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=58979#relPageId=39&tab=page

Where does it say the piece of wood was 39 1/2" long?
Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Bruce Backlund on May 01, 2018, 05:03:39 PM
Anyone know what this parcel notice was at Ruth Paine's house 2515 W5th Street dated Wednesday, November 20, 1963? A parcel that may or may not had ever been picked up by Oswald at the post office, as he didn't arrived at the Paines house until Thursday evening, November 21, 1963.
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Title: Re: Window ledge question
Post by: Tim Nickerson on May 01, 2018, 08:15:45 PM
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Where does it say the piece of wood was 39 1/2" long?

Nowhere is it specifically stated that the piece of wood was 39 1/2" long. However:

https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=62258#relPageId=52&tab=page