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Discussion of the various individuals who have been suggested as being Jack the Ripper.
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The Baron
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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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Discussion of the various police matters involved in the Jack the Ripper Investigation.
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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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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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  • Herlock Sholmes
    Druitt and Me
    by Herlock Sholmes
    My apologies for another long post.

    Because it’s often the case that suspects are defended (and in some cases dismissed) with what...
    05-27-2024, 10:57 PM
  • String
    by String
    Ok I’ll kick off. I’ve placed a small wager on the Tories getting less than 100 seats. More heart than head but it would be nice....
    05-25-2024, 11:24 AM
  • Tani
    by Tani
    Many serial killers have been addicts and we know the East End was often fuelled by drink.

    Could Jack fall into this category? I know it's...
    05-24-2024, 11:09 PM