Jack the Ripper

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Jack the Ripper

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(Biography) an unidentified murderer who killed at least seven prostitutes in London's East End between August and November 1888
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Noun1.Jack the Ripper - an unidentified English murderer in the 19th century
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Jack the Ripper, the Whitechapel Murderer and Leather Apron were among the most popular.
And Montague John Druitt, a barrister and "gentleman of good family" wasn't suspected until 1959 when Sir Melville Macnaghten's case notes described Druitt as "sexually insane" and it was mooted that "even his own family suspected him of being the Whitechapel Murderer".
The Yard was teased with no fewer than 600 taunting notes claiming to be from the Whitechapel murderer.