Mystery Has DNA Evidence Conclusively Identified Jack the Ripper?

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  1. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Jack the Ripper unmasked: How amateur sleuth used DNA breakthrough to identify Britain's most notorious criminal 126 years after string of terrible murders
    • DNA evidence on a shawl found at Ripper murder scene nails killer
    • By testing descendants of victim and suspect, identifications were made
    • Jack the Ripper has been identified as Polish-born Aaron Kosminski
    • Kosminski was a suspect when the Ripper murders took place in 1888
    • Hairdresser Kosminski lived in Whitechapel and was later put in an asylum


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...rs-string-terrible-murders.html#ixzz3Ce4TOcPf
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Oh sure. In the end they always blame a Jew. :what:
     
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    GUILTY: A DNA sample has proven Polish immigrant Aaron Kosminski was Jack the Ripper
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    Of course the book comes out on Tuesday:doh:
     
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    I always bought the Walter Sickert theory that he did it. Patricia Cornwell put out a pretty good book on it a few years back
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Oh. :nocheer:
     
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    Yeah. I read the article. At the very end it mention the book supporting the article
     
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    I read that book. I too thought she made a compelling case.
     
  9. captbill

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    A few years ago I was invited to go to the Black Museum at New Scotland Yard in London. It was a fascinating place. One of the exhibits was the evidence collected from the "Jack the Ripper" murders. There was dried blood on them. We were asked not to touch anything, but unlike museums in the USA, no guards were around and the pieces were out in the open where you could pick them up.