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Bluefield Daily Telegraph
West Virginia, USA
19 April 1904

Disciple of Jack the Ripper Electrocuted

New York, April 18.
Emil Totterman, a Swedish sailor who murdered Sarah Martin in a James Slip hotel in this city last December, was put to death in the electric chair at Sing Sing prison today.

Totterman's crime attracted wide attention at the time it was committed on account of its close resemblance in horrible detail to the noted Jack the Ripper murders in London. The victim was a woman of the streets.


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       Dissertations: Ripper Redux 
       Press Reports: Fort Wayne Morning Journal - 22 December 1903 
       Press Reports: Marion Daily Star - 21 December 1903 
       Press Reports: Sandusky Star - 21 December 1903 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide - Emil Totterman