The Double Event
Jack the Ripper ups his game
On September 30, 1888, Jack the Ripper emerged once again from the shadows of London’s East End. He was preying on his favorite target – female prostitutes.
Five murder victims—Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes, and Mary Jane Kelly are referred to as the “canonical five.” These women, killed between August 31 and November 9…