the man called francis
Just say ..
The man called Francis was known to Jessica.
The Somerton Man was known to Jessica.
The man called Francis met the Somerton Man in a house in Moseley Street on 30 November 1948.
Jessica was aware of their meeting.
The man called Francis administered the poison that killed the Somerton Man.
The man called Francis tucked the Tamam Shud slip into the Somerton Man’s fob pocket.
The man called Francis was seen carrying the Somerton Man along the shoreline of Somerton Beach on the night of 30 November 1948.
The man called Francis handed the Rubaiyat to DS Leane.
There are no records of Jessica’s whereabouts on the night of November 30th.
The witness account of a well-dressed man seen carrying a man on his shoulders on the night of November 30 was not followed up.
There were no reports of a body lying by the steps before 7 pm or after 8 pm on 30 November 1948.
The man called Francis asked that his name be withheld
After 68 years could we ask whether the suppression of Francis’s name has been done to protect his identity or the identity of the organisation he was working for?
The man is dead.