Jack the Ripper
By: Kristal Okeke
At around 3:40 am, Charles Cross, a carter, found Mary Nichols’s body on the side of the street.
still breathing but barely
Her throat was cut almost to the point of decapitation.
She was found about thirty minutes past her murder.
- A doctor came and officially pronounced "Life extinct."
Modus Operandi and Type of Killer
- Jack the Ripper would usually cut the victim's throat and disembowel them.
- He was also an organized killer.
- He had an understanding about human anatomy and would kill without damaging the organs because he had the intentions to remove the organs.
Jack the Ripper would go off with a victim’s organ
Mary Nichols - nothing
Annie Chapman - Womb
Elizabeth Stride - thought to have been interrupted
Catherine Eddowes - uterus and left Kidney
- Mary Kelly - skinned to bone nothing taken
Five murders within Whitechapel area in the City of London - within 1 mile of each other
There was some length of time after the first murder to the point people thought he was done, 2 murders on the same day, September 30th 1888.
- He is the most infamous.
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