Jack the Ripper: Where and when he has been active?

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Jack the Ripper was an unidentified serial killer.

  • He is generally believed to have been active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London, England.  
  • He killed at least five London female prostitutes from August 7 to September 10 in 1888.
  • The murders took place within a mile of each other.
  • The removal of internal organs from at least three of the victims led to proposals that the killer had a knowledge of human anatomy.
  • The name “Jack the Ripper” originated in a letter written by someone claiming to be the murderer that was disseminated in the media.
  • Despite countless investigations claiming definitive evidence of the brutal killer’s identity, his name and motive are still unknown.
  • Never captured, his identity is one of English’s most famous unsolved mysteries.