Whitechapel area of London became the scene of five
They were all women & all working as prostitutes.
Some theories suggested that the killer was a doctor or a
Evidence suggested that the killer had a knowledge of human anatomy.
The killer was nicknamed ‘Jack the Ripper, other nick
names used were ‘The Whitechapel Murderer and Leather
‘ The Canonical Five’ Ann and Annie
Mary Ann Nicholls
26 th August 1845
Born in London
Died 31 st August 1888
Throat cut twice
22 nd February 1842
Born in Paddington
Mother to three children
Died 8 th September
1888 Hanbury Street
‘ The Canonical Five’ “The DOUBLE Event”
27 th November 1843
Born in Sweden
Died 30 th September
14 April 1842
Born in Wolverhampton
Died 30 th September
Throat cut, Face mutilated
Uterus & Kidney missing
‘ The Canonical Five’ Mary Jane Kelly
Mary Jane Kelly
Youngest & the last victim.
Born in Ireland.
Died on the 9 th November
13 Miller’s Court.
Extensive face & body
mutilated beyond recognition.
Heart removed & missing.
Timeline This timeline shows the murders Committed & dates they occurred. 1888 August 7 th Martha Tabran August 31 st Mary Ann Nicholls September 8 th Annie Chapman September 30 th Elizabeth Stride & Catherine Eddows November 9 th Mary Jane Kelly
Table Of Alleged Victims 26 th December 1887 Fairy Fay? 25 th February 1888 Annie Millwood 28 th March 1888 Ada Wilson 7 th August 1888 Martha Tabram 3 rd October 1888 Whitehall Mystery 24 th April 1891 Carrie Brown 13 th February 1891 Frances Coles 17 th July 1889 Alice Mackenzie Date Of Murder Victim Name
Graph Of Suspects I run a survey with my fellow learners and this is how they have voted for suspects
Investigation conducted by the Metropolitan Police. Detective inspectors Frederick Abberline, Henry Moore & Walter Andrews sent from Scotland Yard to assist.
Over 2,000 people interviewed & 300 people investigated.
Butchers, surgeons & physicians were suspected due to the mutilations.
Hundreds of letters written claiming they were the killer, three stood out in particular: “Dear Boss”, “Saucy Jack” & “From Hell”.
To this day the case as yet has not been solved & the identity of ‘Jack the Ripper’ still remains a mystery.
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