27 October 1888
On Tuesday, at the Vestry Hall, St. George's in the East, Mr. Wynne E. Baxter, Coroner for the South Eastern Division of Middlesex, resumed the inquest on the body of Elizabeth Stride, who was found murdered in Berner street on Sunday morning, the 30th ult.
The Jury returned a verdict of "Wilful murder against a person or persons unknown," and added their belief that the deceased was Elizabeth Stride, wife of John Stride, carpenter, of Poplar.
A man was on Tuesday arrested near the Tower of London who answered the published descriptions of the Whitechapel murderer. He was detained pending inquiries.