WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Jack the Ripper unmasked: How amateur sleuth used DNA breakthrough to identify Brit

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  1. R.P. McMurphy

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    It is the greatest murder mystery of all time, a puzzle that has perplexed criminologists for more than a century and spawned books, films and myriad theories ranging from the plausible to the utterly bizarre.

    But now, thanks to modern forensic science, The Mail on Sunday can exclusively reveal the true identity of Jack the Ripper, the serial killer responsible for at least five grisly murders in Whitechapel in East London during the autumn of 1888.

    DNA evidence has now shown beyond reasonable doubt which one of six key suspects commonly cited in connection with the Ripper’s reign of terror was the actual killer – and we reveal his identity.

    A shawl found by the body of Catherine Eddowes, one of the Ripper’s victims, has been analysed and found to contain DNA from her blood as well as DNA from the killer.

    The landmark discovery was made after businessman Russell Edwards, 48, bought the shawl at auction and enlisted the help of Dr Jari Louhelainen, a world-renowned expert in analysing genetic evidence from historical crime scenes.

    Using cutting-edge techniques, Dr Louhelainen was able to extract 126-year-old DNA from the material and compare it to DNA from descendants of Eddowes and the suspect, with both proving a perfect match.

    The revelation puts an end to the fevered speculation over the Ripper’s identity which has lasted since his murderous rampage in the most impoverished and dangerous streets of London.

    In the intervening century, a Jack the Ripper industry has grown up, prompting a dizzying array of more than 100 suspects, including Queen Victoria’s grandson – Prince Albert Victor, the Duke of Clarence – the post-Impressionist painter Walter Sickert, and the former Liberal Prime Minister William Gladstone.





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    more at link

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...iminal-126-years-string-terrible-murders.html
     
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  2. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    So not a conspiracy involving the Freemasons and the Royals, goddamn Alan Moore lied to me again.
     
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    It prolly was this polish guy but they'll have to have more then one person cross check everything before its a 100% done
     
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    He was no Son of Sam.
     
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    JessOnCrack Check out my maniacal laugh! Banned User

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    he looks mean
     
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    it was the jew!!!!!!! they always said it was the jew!!!!
     
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    Aliens.
     
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    Mazley Black Knight Banned User

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    :facepalm:
     
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    From reading the story today, the police actually suspected this guy but could never prosecute as the only witness to ever see Jack The Ripper was another Joo and back in those days they felt one Joo wouldn't cooperate on another Joo.

    However I find this story to probably be bullshit. About every five years the story explodes that someone solved the case. A shit load of books or whatever gets sold. And then that person is discredited and the cycle begins again.
     
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    mothra1orbit Autologous Rage

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    Not to nitpick, but they said it was the "juwes."

    Edited to add: I agree with poster upthread that this is probably horseshit.
     
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    Wow, was always intrigued by this. Amazing what science can do.
     
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    Will no one help the widow's son?
     
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    I'm on this story like white on rice....
     
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    So what about Maurice from Austin Texas then?
     
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    That does look like a very expensive shawl. There's no way Widdoes could afford that? How did she get it?

    And wasn't this "Juwe" in custody during at least one of the murders?

    Sorry. I know too much about this "conspiracy". Eff Alan Moore
     
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    "The juwes are not the men who will be blamed for nothing"

    Probably horseshit, but of known suspects but IMO he has seemed to be the most likely to have been Jack.

    @Ted Bundy Any comment?
     
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    They were crimes of passion :grad:
     
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    The english seem to always have this groundbreaking news and then it peters out to nothing.

    To bad they didn't have semen samples from the suspects. Miley Cirus could do a tasting and pinpoint the killer with greater accuracy.
     
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    He would know, wouldn't he?

    I've always thought Jack was someone entirely unknown to the authorities, someone who was never suspected. Too many theories, imo, are psychologically pat, if you know what I mean--people don't fit into little mental slots in real life.
     
  20. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...dna is great science and it was the brits who discovered it but the one thing about dna is it doesnt tell you when the sample was left behind. iow he could have hired the hooker for a regular transaction and left the trace 'evidence' behind at that time.
     
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