Jack the Ripper

The Whitechapel Murderer, Leather Apron

  Active for 4 years
(1888-1891) in United Kingdom

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

16

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 2 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 11 Books About Jack the Ripper
  14. 8 External References
  15. Internal References

Jack the Ripper an unidentified serial killer also known as the Whitechapel Murderer and Leather Apron. Jack the Ripper is believed to have been active in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. Jack the Ripper could be responsible for eleven separate murders from 1888 to 1891 connected to a London Metropolitan Police Service investigation, known as the Whitechapel murders. George Chapman was considered to be a possible suspect at the time of his execution in 1903. The book Naming Jack The Ripper by Russell Edwards names Aaron Kosminski as Jack the Ripper based on the authors newly discovered forensic DNA evidence.

Jack the Ripper Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Jack the Ripper (aka) The Whitechapel Murderer, Leather Apron, was active for 4 years between 1888-1891, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 16 possible ) victims. This serial killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom

Jack the Ripper a male citizen of the United Kingdom.

In 1888 Jack the Ripper started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to mutilate, murder his victims. He positioned or posed at least one body after death.

Profile Completeness: 32%
serial killers by profile completeness

Jack the Ripper has been listed on Killer.Cloud since March of 2019 and was last updated 8 months ago.

Jack the Ripper a known:

Jack the Ripper
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-03-18 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Jack the Ripper
Nickname: The Whitechapel Murderer, Leather Apron
Victims: 5 - 16
Years Active: 1888 - 1891
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: N/A
Marital Status: N/A
Children: N/A
Living With: N/A
Occupation: serial killer
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: N/A
Native Name: Jack the Ripper
Given Name: Jack
Birth Location: N/A
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Raised By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: N/A
Convicted: N/A
Sentence: N/A
Prison Location: N/A
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: N/A
Previous Jail: N/A
Previous Prison: N/A

Death Information
Death Date: N/A
Cause of Death: unknown
Death Location: N/A
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
2 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Jack the Ripper

The 2 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Jack the Ripper. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
1888
Jack the Ripper started his serial killing spree. #1888
1891
Jack the Ripper ended his serial killing spree. #1891

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
used weapon TRUE 448
mutilated TRUE 440
posed body TRUE 360
used gun FALSE 447


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11 Books that mention Serial Killer
Jack the Ripper

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1780337094 The Complete History of J... 3
075354993x Complete Jack The Ripper 4
149303894x Naming Jack the Ripper 3
1842435779 Jack the Ripper 1
0300207077 Jack the Ripper 2
1576074145 Jack the Ripper 2
1848683278 Jack the Ripper 2
027598155x The American Murders of J... 2
1986324699 Jack the Ripper Suspects:... 1
0975912925 Ripper Notes 1
0899080812 Jack the Ripper 1

Jack the Ripper was an unidentified serial killer generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. In both the criminal case files and contemporary journalistic accounts, the killer was called the Whitechapel Murderer and Leather Apron.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q43963 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  2. Jack the Ripper on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  3. Jack the Ripper on www.history.com, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  4. Historic Figures: Jack the Ripper on www.bbc.co.uk, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  5. Ignacio Peyro, Jack the Ripper murders still unsolved after a century on www.nationalgeographic.com, Retrieved on Mar 16, 2019.
  6. Jack Elsom, Polish barber, 23, WAS Jack the Ripper say scientists after they conducted fresh DNA tests on www.dailymail.co.uk, Retrieved on Mar 18, 2019.
  7. FBI Jack the Ripper on vault.fbi.gov, Retrieved on Mar 23, 2019.
  8. JUDr. Miloslav Jedlička, Jack Ripper - Jack Rozparovač on kriminalistika.eu, Retrieved on Mar 26, 2019.
Internal References

Jack the Ripper is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #16 of 62 [ Page 2 ] of Serial Killers active in the United Kingdom
  2. #301 of 649 [ Page 21 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  3. #341 of 649 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #498 of 649 [ Page 34 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  5. #548 of 649 [ Page 37 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Jack the Ripper is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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