Between 1888 and 1891, about a dozen women driven into prostitution by poverty were murdered in the East End of London, all supposedly by “Jack the Ripper”. Only 5 of these murders were later solved by a police chief, Sir Melville Macnaghten, Assistant Commissioner of the C.I.D.
Daily Express: Jack the Ripper breakthrough: Bombshell clue reveals Scotland Yard may have known killer
Holly Fleet writes in the Daily Express: JACK THE RIPPER was identified after the series of murders in London’s east end in 1888, the latest research has proven.
Mike Brooke: Scotland Yard found out who he was after he committed suicide drowning in the Thames and closed the file on the Whitechapel Murders, according to academics.