28 August 1906
IN NEW YORK WAS THE SCENE OF A JACK THE RIPPER MURDER THIS MORNING
ANNIE MOORE VICTIM OF KNIFE
Publishers' Press Service
New York, Aug. 28.
A Jack the Ripper murder was committed in the Bowery district early this morning and the only clue to the murderer is bloody thumb prints. The victim of the ripper knife is Annie Moore, aged 48, who for many years lived illicitly with her brother in law, James Moore. Moore's wife has been arrested on suspicion.
Slashed and gashed into bloody mutilation the body of the woman was found lying across a bed in the attic room by Moore when he returned from work. Moore gave the alarm and was also arrested. There were no evidences of a struggle in the room. Among the effects were found three insurance policies, and of which was for $275, payable to Moore. Traces of blood were found on Moore's hand.