After being interviewed for four hours by Detective Abberline himself, Barnett was ruled out as a suspect. This list looks at 10 of the most interesting suspects — some considered by the police at the time, and others recently suggested. He attempted to surrender in Vancouver, Canada again in 1901. Pedachenko was promoted as a suspect by , who may have developed the story by adding his own inventions. But reguardless of personal prejudices toward Jews, there is absolutely no evidence that Jack The Ripper was Jewish.
Letter from to , 10 November 1888, quoted in Rumbelow, pp. After moving to Chicago, Cream moved his practice to the edge of the red light district, performing illegal abortions for local prostitutes. He was connected to the death of one of his patients, but escaped prosecution. Puck Magazine, 1889 Some theories suggest that the killer was a doctor, possibly even an educated upper-class individual, who ventured into the seedy Whitechapel district from a more well-to-do area. He worked in Whitechapel at the time of the killings and allegedly harboured a hatred for prostitutes and a grim fascination with medicine and surgery. In 1913, Tumblety was mentioned as a Ripper suspect by Chief Inspector John Littlechild of the Metropolitan Police Service in a letter to journalist and author George R.
He immigrated to London in 1887 and found work as a barber's assistant in the Whitechapel district, close to where the murders were committed. Jack the Ripper Killed Only During the Early Hours Ripper had a pattern when it came to killing his victims. But a scientific study seemed to shed new light on the mystery, focusing on the 'Dear Boss' letter, in which the name Jack the Ripper appears for the first time, and the 'Saucy Jacky' postcard. Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert. The Jack the Ripper A-Z Headline Book Publishing.
He was born in , educated in London and Canada, and entered practice in Canada and later in. Jack the Ripper has provided themes for numerous literary and dramatic works. The idea that Cutbush was the Ripper was first raised by newspapers shortly after his arrest. It is possible that Kosminski was a victim of antisemitism, or was perhaps confused with another Polish jew of the same age, e. He could have written a Ripper diary, backdated it, and used it to frame the innocent Maybrick. Nellie Donworth, Alice Marsh, and Emma Shrivell were thee victims who managed to describe the tall, mustachioed man who had recently given them medicine as they lay dying in agony.
Corcoran Department of History at the. Retired New York Police Department cold-case detective examined the Jack the Ripper case for a Discovery Channel programme called Jack the Ripper in America. Variations of the theory involve the physician , the artist , and the poet to greater or lesser degrees, and have been fictionalised in novels and films, such as and. All were strangled and then had their throats cut, and many were further mutilated. Tumblety despised all women, but claimed to possess a particular hatred for prostitutes. He was hanged on 15 November 1892. Moreover, most authorities consider the letters hoaxes.
Coles was killed with a wound to the throat on 13 February 1891. Jennifer Pegg demonstrated in two articles that much of the research in the book was flawed; for example, the version of the notebook entry used to argue that Williams had met Ripper victim Mary Ann Nichols had been altered for print and did not match the original document, and the line as found in the original document was in handwriting that did not match the rest of the notebook. Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution. Le Queux claimed to have seen a manuscript in French written by stating that Jack the Ripper was an insane Russian doctor named Alexander Pedachenko, an agent of the the Secret Police of , whose aim in committing the murders was to discredit Scotland Yard. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Moreover, most authorities consider the letters hoaxes. Yet, the amazing fact is that his identity remains unproven today.
Despite extreme suspicion by the media, and by his hangman James Berry, Bury adamantly denied any connection between he and the Ripper murders. This description was similar to those given by other witnesses in other murders. In 1908, after reading Anderson's interview, he could have panicked. Chapman was born Seweryn K? Most people discount this man because of who he was. His career as an obstetrician flourished in London, where he was made a physician to the royal court in 1886.
They continued for many years, and Scotland Yard was aware that the murderer was still on the loose. After further investigation, however, the only thing that seemed to link Druitt to the murders was the coincidental timing of his suicide drowning. William Gull was a prestigious medical doctor who made many contributions to science. Author Frank Pearse, who purports to have access to a written confession, argues that the murders were performed by a man named John Pavitt Sawyer who held multiple similarities, such as location and profession, to alternate suspect , as part of an occult initiation. They look older and rougher.