Essay about Investigation of Jack the Ripper

Investigation of Jack the Ripper

Jack the ripper was an unknown serial killer, he kept his trueidentity a secret from the world. Many people today see Jack theRipper as a mystery which will never be solved. People have tried formany years to find out the mystery of Jack the Ripper but can not andwill not succeed. The fact that no one knows the identity of him keepsthe mystery of the unknown killer alive. It will stay a mysteryforever, all we know is that he was the killer of five women and thealleged murderer of eleven women. There were twenty seven suspects whowere accused of being Jack the Ripper, these men were, Prince AlbertVictor Christian Edward (known as “Eddy” to his friends) is one of themost famous suspects in the Jack the Ripper case, over the years,different versions of his personality, mental stability, and manner ofdeath have appeared. Prince Albert Victor was born in 1864, his fatherwas Prince Albert Edward and his mother was Queen Victoria. PrinceAlbert Victor was a slow child and grew up to be a rather dull adult.There were rumors that Eddy was mildly retarded and he was partiallydeaf. When the ripper murders were happening it was said that PrinceAlbert Victor was in another country. According to Dr Thomas Stowelleddy was suffering from syphilis. Joseph Barnett who was born in 1858and died in 1926, his father was a fish porter who died in 1864 andhis mother left the family after her husband passed away. After thishe was raised by his older brothers Denis and Daniel, in 1887 Josephmet Mary Jane Kelly who was one of the ripper murders, her mutilatedbody was found at 13 Millers Court, Dorset Street…

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…only targeted prostitutes or women who used to be prostitutes.Personally I think that the real ripper was mentally ill and didn’tget enough help, I also think that he/she had a bad childhood and wasbrought up in a bad way. Looking back at the witnesses I think it isstrange that none of them saw the ripper’s true appearance, one ofthem must have got a good look at him/her. This brings up a whole newmystery, which again we can never find out if the witnesses reallywere at the scene of the crime or if they were just lying. The mysteryof Jack the ripper will never end pupils from all differentgenerations will try hard to discover any other clues to the Rippermystery, and some will always be thinking about it for the rest oftheir lives. It is a mystery, which will never be solved no matter howhard anybody tries.


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