Sunday, June 9, 2019

Fact of the Day: Jack the Ripper Name

The English serial killer Jack the Ripper's original moniker was the Whitechapel Murderer (after the area in London where his victims were slain) or "Leather Apron." The name Jack the Ripper came from a letter to the local police, made famous in the newspapers. Though many believe that letter was not from the real Jack the Ripper, but rather from a journalist who wanted to hype the story. 

9 comments:

  1. So much has been written and said as to whom the Ripper was, really don't think we will ever know for sure.

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  2. One way to get your name out there in the press

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  3. Still, it's one of the great "criminal names" of all time.

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  4. Looks like Sherlock Holmes is on the case in the above picture.

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  5. Regardless who came up with that name...it has and will go down in history as a great description.

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  6. New evidence-based Ripper theory/book written by US detective & world's top criminalists Drs Baden, Lee & Wecht: https://www.crimetraveller.org/2017/06/jack-the-ripper-was-three-killers-sherlock-holmes-autumn-of-terror/


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