20 September 1887
A respectably dressed young man, who gave the name of Albert Bachert, of 13 Newnham street, Tenter ground, Whitechapel, and who appeared to be in great distress, applied for publicity respecting the disappearance of his father, John Bachert, a tailor, of the same address, who had been missing since Saturday week. On that day he left home for the purpose of going to the City, but had not since been seen or heard of. His description was as follows:- Age 54, but looks ten years younger; height 5ft 7in; complexion fair, light hair, blue eyes, and heavy sandy moustache. Was dressed in black diagonal frock coat, dark tweed trousers, side spring boots, and soft felt hat. On him were about £400 and a quantity of jewelry, including one large diamond ring. Mr. Saunders referred applicant to the representatives of the Press.