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 Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide 
This text is from the E-book Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide by Christopher J. Morley (2005). Click here to return to the table of contents. The text is unedited, and any errors or omissions rest with the author. Our thanks go out to Christopher J. Morley for his permission to publish his E-book.

Mary of Bremen

A male hairdresser who was mentioned in the Scotland Yard files, had been arrested several times in Germany for assaulting women, stabbing them in the breasts and private parts with a sharp instrument. He had also attempted to rape a young girl in his barbershop. Suspecting they had a possible Ripper suspect the British police contacted their German colleagues, only to find that Mary, having just served a seven year prison sentence, had been rearrested immediately and was now serving a further twelve months, and was not due to be released until August 1889, therefore was in prison when the Whitechapel murders occurred. His nickname, Mary, apparently referred to his supposed homosexuality.

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