The Double Event – The third and the fourth murders

The first event on the night of September the 30th was the death of Elizabeth Stride. Her throat was cut but there were no...

Mary Kelly – The fifth murder

After a long silence in his operations, the murderer stroke again on the 9th of November, 1888. Differing from his earlier method, he found...

Annie Chapman – The second murder

On the 8th of September Annie Chapman was found dead in a back yard in Whitechapel. She died of a throat cut and her...

Social conditions in Whitechapel

In 1752, just at the time when the London Hospital construction had ended Whitechapel became a place where old and new immigrants tried to...

Mary Ann Nichols – The first murder

Mary Ann Nichols was the first canonical victim of Jack the Ripper. (The London Press counted nine murders but according to the police there...

Letters to the editor

Roots and causes of the murders suggested by readers After the murder of Chapman the readers started to send their letters to the press about...

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