Unnamed: Jack the Ripper

Can DNA evidence provide the answer?

A. Grace
5 min readJun 20, 2021

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Prolific and uncaught, who was Jack the Ripper?

Who is Jack?

Between 1888 and 1891, there were 11 brutal murders in the Whitechapel district of London, England. Five of those have been canonically attributed to the Whitechapel Murderer, also known as the Leather Apron, or famously, Jack the Ripper. The names of his victims are Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth…

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