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Jack the Ripper - The Whitechapel murders See all

Discovery of Cathy Eddowes' body in Mitre Sqare, Aldgate, one of Ripper's known five victims, October 1888

Dracula may have been Jack the Ripper, Whitechapel Society is told

Jack the Ripper could be connected to Bram Stoker’s fictional horror character Dracula, according to a new theory emerging.

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BBC's centenery 'Shadow of the Ripper' 1988 documentary that broke new ground

We’ll never know who Jack the Ripper was, Royal College’s Sir Christopher Freyling says

We will never ever know who Jack the Ripper was—but his spate of killings known as the Whitechapel Murders sparked mass social reform to rid London’s East End of its Victorian slums and deprivation.

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Author Melanie Clegg... ancestor was police officer involved in 1888 hunt for Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper conference opened by descendant of cop in Whitechapel Murders hunt

A descendant of a police officer involved in the 1888 Whitechapel Murders opened Saturday’s session of a three-day Jack the Ripper convention in London’s East End marking the 125th anniversary of the “autumn of terror”.

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Ricky Cobb at grave of Scotland Yard's Insp Frederick Abberline who led 1888 hunt for Jack the Ripper

1888 Whitechapel Murders reopened in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper

A major Jack the Ripper convention is being staged in London’s East End where the Victorian serial killer stalked, marking the 125th anniversary of the Whitechapel Murders and their social impact on the deprived population.

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Press reaction a week after Cathy Eddowes' mutilated body is discovered in Mitre-square, September 30, 1888.

STOP PRESS 1.44am September 30, 1888: Woman found mutilated in Mitre-sq—2nd murder horror tonight in an hour

A second woman has been found dead and mutilated tonight, within an hour of the latest Whitechapel Murder—this time in the City of London.

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Entrance to Church-passage leading to Mitre-sq, last place Eddowes is seen alive [Andre Deutsch books]

1am September 30, 1888: Catherine Eddowes released from police cell—minutes before murder

Cartherine Eddowes is one of the prostitutes who regularly walked Aldgate High Street waiting for City clients, but is kept on the move by police.

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Chief Insp Donald Swanson

9am, September 18, 1888: Scotland Yard takes over hunt for Annie Chapman’s murderer

Scotland Yard sends in their top detective in the latest development in the Whitechapel Murders to take over the hunt for Annie Chapman’s brutal killing in a backyard at 29 Hanbury-street.

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Middlesex Coroner Wynne Baxter

9am, September 10, 1888: inquest opens at Whitechapel into Annie Chapman’s murder

Annie Chapman’s inquest is opened on September 10, 1888, at the Working Lads’ Institute in the Whitechapel-road, opposite the London Hospital, by Middlesex coroner Wynne Baxter.

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Murder most foul... Liz Stride's body found in Driffield's Yard in Berner-st, September 29, 1888

1am, September 30, 1888: Another murdered woman found

Horror strikes the East End of London again as yet another body of a murdered woman is found in the dead of night.

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Berner-st where Lizzie Stride is last seen alive at12.30am on September 29, 1888

12.35am, September 29, 1888: Liz Stride last seen by Constable Wm Smith in Berner-st

Lizzie Stride, known as ‘Long Liz’, wears a black jacket and skirt with a posy of a red rose in a spray of maidenhair fern leaves and a black crêpe bonnet the last time she is seen alive, on September 29, 1888.

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Mortuary photograph of Annie Chapman, murdered at 29, Hanbury-st, on Seprtember 8, 1888

5.30am, September 8, 1888: Woman’s mutilated body found in Hanbury-st backyard—shock 2nd murder in 9 days!

Another mutilated body of a woman is found at 5.30am on September 8, 1888, in the back yard of a rooming house at 29 Hanbury-street—the second murder in nine days within a mile, the third in less than a month!

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