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Port Philip Herald
Australia
4 October 1898

JACK THE RIPPER
HAS AN IMITATOR IN THE UNITED STATES
FEARFUL DISCOVERY
BODY OF A YOUNG GIRL
HORRIBLY MUTILATED

London, Monday Night.
A horrible discovery, recalling the deeds of Jack the Ripper, has been made at Bridgeport, a large town in the State of Connecticut in America.

The body of a girl has been found shockingly mutilated and absolutely dismembered.

No clue has as yet been discovered as to the perpetrator of the diabolical crime.