Jack The Ripper From Hell Essay

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Jack the Ripper was a multiple murderer in Whitechapel, London, England in the year of 1888. From August 31 to November 9, Jack the Ripper killed five women. In ten weeks he murdered five people, all prostitutes, all in East London, and all ranged in age from their late teens to their seventies. He raped the women and they were all found in the road nude, one women was found in her home.Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols, age 42 was one of his victims. She left her husband and had five kids. In the East side of London at 4:00 A.M. Whitechapel police found Polly's body on the side of the street. Her throat was slashed two times, left to right, she had been stabbed in the groin two times, her breast had been cut open and she was mutilated and disemboweled. Jack did not take a thing from the woman. When she was found she had a hat on, and her clothes were pushed up. There was a comb, hankerchief, and a piece of mirror Polly used lying on the ground by her feet.Only seven days after Polly was found, the police found the second victim.....Annie Chapman age 47. Four days before she was killed, she'd had a fight over a bar of soap with another prostitute. Annie was drunk, but police say she was a very strong woman. A woman said she saw Annie talking to a man she believes was Jack the Ripper just before Annie was killed. The woman said the man was a little taller than Annie, about forty years old and gray-haired. The woman said she heard Jack say "will you" and Annie said "yes". Police found Annie Chapman's body at about 6:00 AM. Her throat was slashed two times, left to right. She had been ripped from her rectum to her breast, and her clothes were pushed up. On the ground between her feet were three cones, and there was a leather apron in a pan full of blood.Not long after that Jack killed his third victim....forty-five year old Elizabeth Stride. Elizabeth Stride was only one of the women Jack would kill that night. Elizabeth's throath was slashed only once, and her clothes were not pushed up. A man in a horse buggy was about twenty feet in front of Jack not knowing he was there. He heard the woman hit the ground, and when he went passed the road he saw the woman lying by the street in a pool of blood. Police say that Jack cut her once lightly, and didn't do any thing else to her because the man on the horse scared him off.That same night police found victim number...

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