Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

 Search:


Most Recent Posts:
Motive, Method and Madness: Coincidence? - by JeffHamm 9 minutes ago.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions): Help the technologically disadvantaged - by packers stem 14 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Coincidence? - by packers stem 19 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Coincidence? - by packers stem 24 minutes ago.
General Discussion: Mitre Square VR - by richardh 38 minutes ago.
Motive, Method and Madness: Coincidence? - by JeffHamm 1 hour ago.
"The Royal Conspiracy": Mary Jane Wilson - by Trapperologist 2 hours ago.
Non-Fiction: New Suspect Book Discussion - by Monty 2 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Motive, Method and Madness: Coincidence? - (61 posts)
Witnesses: Was Albert Cadosch A Reliable Witness? - (21 posts)
Torso Killings: Pinchin Street Torso - who did it? - (18 posts)
Other: The Trial Of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson. - (10 posts)
Ripperologist: Ripperologist 165: October 2019 - (7 posts)
Scene of the Crimes: Evidence left behind - (7 posts)


Oakland Tribune
California, USA

24 December 1910

A Yarn about Jack the Ripper

Some enterprising police reporter in Los Angeles has tried to establish the identity of jack the Ripper, the infamous Whitechapel murderer, by a cock and bull story of a would be murderer in the southern city who refers to the London fiend in his insane wanderings. I am afraid this police sensation will fall flat. The identity of Jack the Ripper was established years ago, though the fact was never made public. Those who are familiar with unwritten police annals know that the Ripper was a celebrated London physician who at one time treated King Edward and who had attacks of murderous insanity. When he was caught he was confined in a private asylum and every effort was made to keep the facts secret, but of course they leaked out and are pretty generally known, especially in Europe.

Town Talk.