Why Dr Colleen Fitzpatrick chose her words very carefully.
‘More recently, links were also found to the grandparents of the man that Jo Thomson eventually married.’ NYT 22 May 2021 in an article written by Alan Yuhas but seemingly influenced by Dr Colleen Fitzpatrick.
< — Professor Derek Abbott and Dr Colleen Fitzpatrick are well known to each other as both were involved in the initial DNA tests on Rachel Egan’s hair in 2015 and Fitzpatrick is no doubt aware of the push Abbott generated through his FB supporters and fans for funds to cover the $20,000 cost of exhumation.
Abbott has raised a high degree of sympathy with his supporters, many of whom are sadly lacking in knowledge of the case details. In particular the Thomson DNA line from the grandparents of Prosper Thomson through to Jessica Thomson’s granddaughter, Rachel.
So my head is spinning,” Dr. Abbott said. “Does that prove she’s not connected now to the Somerton man? Or does that prove that somehow the Somerton man is related to her assumed grandfather?’ NYT 22 May.
Ancestry chart kindly made available by ByronD .. who is at present filling large sacks with oversized opals prior to returning from the deep mulga and retiring to a multi-level penthouse unit in Surfers Paradise equipped with an infinity pool and jacuzzi.
Legend has it that when BD asked the little lady out on a date, she didn’t expect to be handed a pick and asked to fill a bucket with rocks.