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Has DNA evidence been found that proves Aaron Kosminski was Jack the Ripper?
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Aaron Kosminski

Aliases: None.

Born: 1864/5.

Died: 1919.

First suspected: 1894, first suggested in the Macnaghten Memoranda.

Reasons for suspicion: According to Anderson and Swanson, identified by a witness as the Ripper, but no charges were brought against him due to the witness's reluctance to testify against "a fellow Jew." Known to have been insane.

Problems with candidacy: Discrepancies between Aaron Kosminski and the "Kosminski" described by Anderson/Swanson. Not known to have had violent tendencies.


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