Mary-Jane Kelly | Neal Sheldon | Lindsay Sivitar | Thomas Bond | Roderick MacDonald | Jack the Ripper

Mary-Jane Kelly | Neal Sheldon | Lindsay Sivitar | Thomas Bond | Roderick MacDonald | Jack the Ripper

The murder and subsequent mutilation of the body of Mary-Jane Kelly is, perhaps, the most gruesome act, allegedly, carried out by Jack the Ripper.

The inquest into Mary-Jane Kelly’s death opened on 12 November, this time under a new coroner to the case, Dr Roderick MacDonald. Much to everyone’s surprise he concluded the inquest in a day.

Catherine Eddowes | Mitre Square | Lindsay Sivitar | Frederick Blackwell | Lars Davidsson | Jack the Ripper

Catherine Eddowes | Mitre Square | Lindsay Sivitar | Frederick Blackwell | Lars Davidsson | Jack the Ripper

Catherine Eddowes would become the second killing on 30 Sept 1888. What would become known, in the press, as the ‘Double Event’ of Jack the Ripper.

Dr Lars Davidsson “You could say that they were opportunistic killings, that he took a huge amount of chances, and I think that’s true. I don’t think he was bothered about the possibility of being caught”

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