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New York Times
October 5, 1888
"The Whitechapel Murders"

London, Oct.4.-- The British Medical Journal, referring to the Whitechapel murders, says: "The Coroner's theory that the assassin's work was carried out under the impulse of a pseudo-scientific mania has been exploded by the first attempt at serious investigation. It is true that a foreign physician inquired a year ago as to the possibility of securing certain parts of the body for the purpose of scientific investigation, but no large sum was offered, and the physician in question is of the highest respectability and came exceedingly well accredited."