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Ripper Discussions
Discussion of the various individuals who have been suggested as being Jack the Ripper.
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Barnett, Joseph (33/1,681)
Bury, W.H. (69/3,345)
Carroll, Lewis (2/111)
Cohen, David (13/258)
Cutbush, Thomas (30/713)
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Kelly, James (18/314)
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Sickert, Walter (36/1,569)
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Discussion of specific victims and information related to their individual murders, both canonical and proposed.
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Annie Chapman (87/3,639)
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Non-Canonical Victims (214/12,387)
Motive, Method and Madness
Forum for discussion about how Jack could have done it, why Jack might have done it and the psychological factors that are involved in serial killers. Also the forum for profiling discussions.
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Police Officials and Procedures
Discussion of the various police matters involved in the Jack the Ripper Investigation.
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Neil, P.C. John (4/154)
Scene of the Crimes
Discussion for general Whitechapel geography, mapping and routes the killer might have taken. Also the place for general census information and "what was it like in Whitechapel" discussions.
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Curious Cat
Doctors and Coroners
Discussion of the various doctors and coroners who were involved in the original investigation.
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Letters and Communications
Discussion of the letters and communications allegedly sent by the Ripper to the press, police and public.
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Discussion of the numerous "witnesses" who gave their testimony either to the press or the police during the murder spree.
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Ripper Media
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Movies, Documentaries and TV appearances as well as Musicals, Plays and Songs that have Ripper influences
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Book and Author discussion.
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Magazines and Journals dedicated to the study of Victorian England and Jack the Ripper.
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Last Post: Ripper Notes
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Casebook Examiner (14/1,130)
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Creative Writing and Expression
An area to post short stories, poems, artwork or any other creative expression with reference to the Ripper Murders.
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Other Mysteries
A place to discuss other historical mysteries, famous crimes, paranormal activity, infamous disasters, etc.
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Grab a pint and gab about anything.
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Shades of Whitechapel
Discussion of other criminal cases that have some relation to the Ripper, including various East End murders, other serial killers (both modern and historical), etc.
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