Jack the Ripper scares during “Autumn of Terror”

Jack The Ripper Scares

Ripperologist MIKE COVELL explains how the UK reacted to the Jack the Ripper killings during the Autum of Terror in 1888

London, 1888, and an unknown, unnamed assailant is on the loose.

The press are eager to pick up every story and run it to both inform the public and sell more copies.

A letter dated September 25th 1888 is sent to the Central News Agency, purporting to be from the assailant, and naming himself “Jack the Ripper.”

Author: The Spooky Isles

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