The Mysterious Killer Of Jack The Ripper

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The murder named Jack the Ripper is familiar to everyone, and is known to be one of the most brutal killers in Europe, and also the most mysterious. Till this day not a lot is known about the mysterious killer, what is known are the brutal murders, the vile letters from hell, and the legacy of the killer. The murders were all located around east London in Whitechapel and all were women of a certain job title that was referred to as “women of the night" with no more clues of their murderer other than letters sent after. From the murders to the letters, his legacy is still talked about this day with museums and movies for Mr. Ripper and is it is still unknown who he really was and why he committed such hellish acts of violence. The …show more content…
But there was only a handful of letters that were actually taken into serious account. One of the known letters was the “Dear Boss” letter that was received by the Central New Agency and later forwarded to Scotland 's yard, at first, it was thought to be another hoax letter but three days later when Eddowes was found missing a piece of her ear it caught more attention because in the letter it stated that the next victim would have their ears cut off. However, it seemed that Eddowes ear was merely just nicked from the attacker. Also, the letter promised to send the ears to the police station but that never happened. Though this letter was disproven, it is the first known letter to refer to the killer as Jack the Ripper. Another letter that was considered evidence was the “Saucy Jacky” letter that mentioned a double murder just Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes, but later was found out that the letter was sent 24 hours after the murder was committed, which was more than enough time for the media to release the information on the murders as well as give someone the time to fake the letter and send it. The most famous of the letters was the “The Letter from Hell” which came with a half-eaten left human kidney, which was assumed to be the kidney of Catherine Eddowes, but …show more content…
Ripper, there have been dozens of suspects and theories on who or even what he was. From folklore, that believe he was just an evil spirit. There are over a hundred but still no hard evidence for a true culprit, but since everyone since then are dead, there really isn’t any way to find the real Jack. Even in today’s day with DNA research, there has yet to be a break in the case that has been open for over a hundred years. But due his murders, there was some light shined on the poor living conditions in the area. Two years after the murders the slums were cleared out and demolished leaving better conditions for living. After the murders as well Jack became the new boogeyman of London, often he was described as a monstrous figure, and due to the media-wide spread of the killer, it marked a very important treatment of watershed in crime and journalism, with papers being bought up and mass produced with cheaper

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