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Chilicothe Constitution
Missouri, U.S.A.
27 April 1891

HUNTING FOR JACK

New York, April 27.
There seems at last to be no doubt but that the old woman killed by the suspected "Jack the Ripper" was Carrie Brown. John F. Flower, in whose family she worked two years ago, identified the body. She told him she was born in Canada and married a sea captain named Charles Brown. Two women employed in Belleview Hospital also identified the body. Another arrest has been made that tallies with the description of the supposed Jack the Ripper. Two park policemen found the man in City Hall Park. He wore a sand colored coat and blue trousers, and, if any thing, was scarcely shabby enough for the companion of the degraded victim at the slum lodging house what fatal night. The man, whose name is said to be Henry Young, was examined at the Oak Street station, confronted with "Frenchy's" cousin, and later taken to police headquarters. The newspaper men were meanwhile driven out of the station house, so great was the desire to keep quiet the actual bent of the police work and the facts learned thereby.

The territory of the precinct where the butchery occurred is simply swarming with detectives. Their actual work, whatever it is, is enveloped in clouds. At 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon Inspector Byrnes arrested the second engineer of the Red "D" Line steamer Philadelphia at her pier on the est river and turned him over to his men and had him taken to police headquarters. The name of the man could not be learned but he answered almost perfectly to the description as given by Mary Miniter, housekeeper of the East river hotel. The inspector himself made the arrest.


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  Carrie Brown
       Dissertations: A Tale of Two Frenchys 
       Dissertations: An Investigation into the Carrie Brown Murder 
       Dissertations: The Carrie Brown Murder Case: New Revelations 
       Dissertations: The New York Affair, Part II 
       Dissertations: The Ripper in America 
       Message Boards: Carrie Brown 
       Press Reports: Arizona Republican - 1 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Arizona Republican - 25 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Arizona Republican - 26 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Atlanta Constitution - 27 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 16 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 20 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 24 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 25 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 26 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 27 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 28 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 30 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 10 July 1891 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 27 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 29 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 30 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 6 July 1891 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Republican - 1 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Republican - 14 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Republican - 15 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Republican - 2 July 1891 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Republican - 25 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Herald Despatch - 2 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Indiana County Gazette - 29 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 27 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 4 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Middletown Daily Times - 13 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Middletown Daily Times - 30 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Ogden Standard - 1 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Ogden Standard - 26 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Ogden Standard - 3 July 1891 
       Press Reports: Olean Democrat - 30 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Qu'Appelle Vidette - 28 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Qu'Appelle Vidette - 7 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Reno Evening Gazette - 24 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Stevens Point Daily Journal - 2 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Trenton Times - 15 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Trenton Times - 2 May 1891 
       Press Reports: Trenton Times - 27 April 1891 
       Press Reports: Weekly Gazette and Stockman - 30 April 1891 
       Victims: Carrie Brown