Was Earl Van Best jr. the Zodiac killer?

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Was Earl Van Best jr. the Zodiac killer?
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July 10th, 2015, 9:15 pm #71

Regardless...

In his own words he was there and imo to say there is no evidence linking him to that crime is by who?

Obviously that's evidence.

While its certainly possible the watch was already there prior to the murder its more plausible that it was ripped off during the struggle as the skin and hair collected under the victims nails. Along with the the very violent slashing the watch could have very easily been ripped off.
I like mathematics so I'm going to go with the watch was the perp's ;)

Now I have a watch that's traced to a PX in England that ends up on a SF crime scene and some how an explanation must be made. I have as provided in the book that EVBJR was in England and certainly access to a PX. All a matter of time me thinks. Mathematically speaking of course...
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July 10th, 2015, 9:26 pm #72

lastshooter wrote:
Now I have a watch that's traced to a PX in England that ends up on a SF crime scene...
Huh?
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July 10th, 2015, 9:29 pm #73

lastshooter wrote:
In his own words he was there and imo to say there is no evidence linking him to that crime is by who?
There is no evidence linking Zodiac to the murder of Cheri Bates.

Now if you are naive enough to trust Zodiac's claim, he also was to shoot school children, then blow up a bus. Neither happened. 


Whoops.
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July 10th, 2015, 9:31 pm #74

lastshooter wrote:
While its certainly possible the watch was already there prior to the murder its more plausible that it was ripped off during the struggle as the skin and hair collected under the victims nails. Along with the the very violent slashing the watch could have very easily been ripped off.
I like mathematics so I'm going to go with the watch was the perp's ;)
 Neat-o, but "could haves" are not evidence.

And even if your scenario is correct, there is no evidence Zodiac was responsible.
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July 10th, 2015, 9:51 pm #75

Mr. Voigt I "could" spend all day pointing out "could haves" in both your suspects evidence as "could" anyone. Its endless and pointless.

For me there is and as I've said time(x) will tell...

Perhaps a direct connection to the watch to EVBJR is possible given from what I've read, all watches sold in England at PX's had a serial number engraved on the back along with other info during that time(pardon the pun).
Or perhaps not...

It could very well "could have" been dropped by a passer buy the day before whose name is not on any ciphers, has no scar on the index finger, did not know Stine,etc. etc. etc.

Or...
"Could have" led to the defining moment that Zodiac devised his name. After all serial killers have a special connection with their first and what better way to spend the day shopping for a new watch and the salesman showing off a new Zodiac brand along with a cool symbol?
I mean back then losing a watch was like loosing a cell phone today, some one would notice and would have had to been replaced!
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July 10th, 2015, 11:02 pm #76

lastshooter wrote:
It could very well "could have" been dropped by a passer buy the day before whose name is not on any ciphers, has no scar on the index finger, did not know Stine,etc. etc. etc. 
There is no evidence EVBjr knew Stine, and there is no evidence Zodiac had a scar on his finger. And any name can be found in the cipher using dubious methods. That has been proven.
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July 10th, 2015, 11:39 pm #77

EVBJR worked at Yellow Cab did he not?


and just what evidence do you have?


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July 11th, 2015, 12:14 am #78

Even if EVBjr worked for SF Yellow Cab in October 1969, which has NOT been established, that is still not proof he even met Stine let alone knew him. Does everyone at Intel know each other? How about Google?
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July 11th, 2015, 12:16 am #79

So was Bruce Davis. Weren't there paint specks found on the watch at the Bates crime scene? Iirc, Davis occasionally worked as a painter and was in the Riverside area at the time of the murder. Doesn't that mean Davis killed Bates and was the Zodiac killer... I mean, mathematically speaking of course.
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July 11th, 2015, 12:18 am #80

lastshooter wrote:
EVBJR worked at Yellow Cab did he not?
Please link to your source including relevant dates. Or are you just making things up, or worse, quoting unproven statements from a known liar's book?
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