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Jack the Ripper mystery: Back to square one

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You’ll recall last month this blockbuster story “Jack the Ripper identity confirmed by DNA”. Well, as we suspected… meh. Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has ‘made serious DNA error’ – The Independent. A 23-year-old Polish immigrant barber called Aaron Kosminski was “definitely, categorically and absolutely” the man who carried…

Has Jack The Ripper’s identity finally been determined?

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Another claim to have “definitively” solved one of the world’s most enduring mysteries. This time using modern technology. ‘Jack the Ripper was Polish barber called Aaron Kosminski’, new book claims. Jack the Ripper was a 23-year-old Polish immigrant called Aaron Kosminski, according to an author claiming to have exposed the serial killer’s true identity using…

Modeling Ripper Street

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Using a model, criminologists have proposed a theory about where the infamous Jack the Ripper lived in Whitechapel. They say the technique works because most criminals operate close to their home or workplace but keep a “buffer zone” around it. ‘We know where Jack the Ripper lived’ By using the latest geographical profiling techniques based on the…

Cornwell has new book out about Sickert as Jack the Ripper

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She reinforces her claim that the artist was the killer and a conspiracy was afoot. Jack the Ripper: Best-selling author Patricia Cornwell prepares to publish evidence of ‘Royal conspiracy’ – London – News – London Evening Standard. Best-selling crime author Patricia Cornwell believes she has uncovered new evidence about the identity of London’s most famous…

Jack the Ripper was a hoax? Hmm.

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Convenient timing, don’t you think? Jack the Ripper mystery solved by top detective after 125 years. THE Jack the Ripper mystery that has kept the world enthralled since the killer first struck on the streets of Victorian London has been blown apart on the 125th anniversary of the grisly crimes by a former murder squad…

New idea for Jack the Ripper: Killer was a woman

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Birmingham author claims Jack the Ripper was a WOMAN A Birmingham author has caused a storm among historians by claiming Jack the Ripper was a woman. Former solicitor John Morris, 62, has named Welsh-born Lizzie Williams as the Whitechapel monster – and claims she killed her victims because she could not have children. Lizzie was…