French Broadsheet, ca. 1891
This broadsheet is currently held at the the Bibliothèque Nationale in France. It describes a "Ripper-like" murder committed August 14th, 1891, in Saint Lumine de Coutais, France. Marie-Anne Mignonneau's throat was slashed, and her body mutilated from her groin to her chest. Her intestines were torn out and scattered upon the ground. A pork butcher named Joseph Pacaud was suspected of having committed the murder, which was eerily reminiscent of the Jack the Ripper murders of three years before.