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News of the World
Sunday, 21 October 1900

A "JACK THE RIPPER" SUSPECT DEAD.

The death has just occurred in the East-End of London of Julius Lipman, nicknamed "Leather Apron," a cobbler, who in 1889 fell under suspicion of being "Jack the Ripper." He satisfied the police of his innocence, but the stigma never left him. His business gradually disappeared, and he went to another neighbourhood, where he took to drink. He died of neglect and semi-starvation.


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  Julius Lipman
       Message Boards: Julius Lipman 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: A Cast of Thousands - Julius Lippman 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide - Julius Lipman 
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       Press Reports: Atchison Daily Globe - 5 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Austin Statesman - 05 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Daily Telegraph - 11 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Daily Telegraph - 12 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Galveston Daily News - 5 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Irish Times - 10 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Irish Times: 11 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Lloyds Weekly News - 9 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Manchester Guardian - 6 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Penny Illustrated Paper - 15 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Star - 10 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Star - 5 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Star - 6 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 11 September 1888 
       Press Reports: Weekly Herald - 14 September 1888 
       Suspects: David Cohen 
       Witnesses: Elizabeth Allen