Yours, Jack (about Jack The Ri

Throughout mid-September, the police investigated the scenes of the two crimes and sites where bloodstains had been spotted. Without fingerprinting or blood typing to aid in a forensic investigation, the officers came up with pathetically little
On September 27th the police received a wake-up call. The "Dear Boss" letter was the first of its kind, it clearly mocks the police and the author seems to take great pleasure in his crimes. The letter is the first to use "Jack The Ripper", and makes a point of laughing off the only idea the police have yet as to who the murderer my be. "They say I'm a doctor now. ha ha".
Three days later the newly named, Jack struck again, twice in one ...

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of the "Dear Boss" letter sparking even more public interest in the crimes, the Financial News offers a further 300 pounds toward the award for the capture of the murderer. On top of that the Lord Mayor offers his own 500 pound reward. Sir Alfred Kirby offers a 100 pound reward and fifty militia men to help apprehend the criminal. His offer was declined. Queen Victoria herself telephones the Home Office at 3:30 pm that day to express her shock at the murders, but does nothing else.
Later that day the "Saucy Jack" postcard is received by the Centeral news service and is published by the Star in the evening edition. The handwriting of the letter is similar and describes the murders before the murders were described by any of the papers. It also continues to refer to a mythical Boss. The two letters spark a massive number of hoax letters written in the same style. Investigating all of the letters manages to tie up the city police for days.
The very next day George Lusk ...

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murder. Grand and Batchelor persist in their own investigation of the murders. And on that basis become more trusted figures in the area than the police themselves. The two detectives question several witnesses and closely examine the scenes of all the murders. In addition they go so far as to stake out and protect Jack's possible targets, a method used to track down serial killers today.
The police meanwhile, think they have just the thing to find Jack. On October 9, 1888 the first two blood hounds to be used by the department, Barnaby and Burgho, are successfully tested out in Regent's Park. The day after the dogs were tested personally by Sir Charles Warren of the Home Office in ...

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