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Who are the most popular Ripper suspects?

Below are the results of an on-going Casebook poll in which our readers were asked to rate the plausibility of each major Ripper suspect. Ratings scale from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest). You may sort the results by name, average rating, and number of votes received.

Readers should bear in mind that these results reflect only the general popularity of each particular suspect, not necessarily the most historically plausible candidates. You may cast your own votes at the bottom of each suspect page (linked below).

Results are currently sorted by average rating.

 #   name   average   votes   graph 
 1.   Maybrick, James   8.297   9874   Maybrick, James - 8.297 vote!
 2.   Tumblety, Francis   7.807   6884   Tumblety, Francis - 7.807 vote!
 3.   Sickert Walter   7.588   9341   Sickert Walter - 7.588 vote!
 4.   Royal Conspiracy, The   6.919   4380   Royal Conspiracy, The - 6.919 vote!
 5.   Barnett, Joseph   6.876   4228   Barnett, Joseph - 6.876 vote!
 6.   Chapman, George   6.729   3701   Chapman, George - 6.729 vote!
 7.   Kosminski, Aaron   6.695   3880   Kosminski, Aaron - 6.695 vote!
 8.   Lodger, The   6.320   1930   Lodger, The - 6.320 vote!
 9.   Druitt, Montague John   6.294   2435   Druitt, Montague John - 6.294 vote!
 10.   Jill the Ripper   6.240   5035   Jill the Ripper - 6.240 vote!
 11.   Bury, W.H.   6.208   2269   Bury, W.H. - 6.208 vote!
 12.   Thompson, Francis   6.207   1505   Thompson, Francis - 6.207 vote!
 13.   Stephenson, R. D'Onston   5.680   1089   Stephenson, R. D'Onston - 5.680 vote!
 14.   Ostrog, Michael   5.502   1144   Ostrog, Michael - 5.502 vote!
 15.   Hutchinson, George (Br.)   5.468   1409   Hutchinson, George (Br.) - 5.468 vote!
 16.   Albert Victor, Prince   4.713   5947   Albert Victor, Prince - 4.713 vote!
 17.   Cream, Dr. Thomas Neill   4.538   2376   Cream, Dr. Thomas Neill - 4.538 vote!
 18.   Kelly, James   4.409   1222   Kelly, James - 4.409 vote!
 19.   Stephen, James Kenneth   4.029   869   Stephen, James Kenneth - 4.029 vote!
 20.   Pedachenko, Dr.   3.582   930   Pedachenko, Dr. - 3.582 vote!
 21.   Deeming, Frederick Bailey   3.313   1221   Deeming, Frederick Bailey - 3.313 vote!
 22.   Carroll, Lewis   2.105   4136   Carroll, Lewis - 2.105 vote!
 
 
total votes:75805 


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