All posts tagged: Jack the Ripper theories

Jack the Ripper & H.H.Holmes One and the Same? Evidence!

H. H. Holmes, photo via Calumet 412   Once all the books and theories are read and discussed, it’s time to read BLOODSTAINS by Jeff Mudgett and take look at plausible conclusions to the identity of Jack the Ripper based on collected evidence from the author, other historians, and historical accounts. Mudgett raises the question of Ripper’s identity in only one chapter of BLOODSTAINS, but within that chapter lies information that, with proper assistance, could develop into one of the best evidence based theories in history. After the book was published, Mudgett continued researching his theory and uncovered even more evidence connecting Holmes as Jack the Ripper, enough to warrant a very close look. What kind of evidence has been collected to establish probable cause? Timelines of Holmes presence in London and the infamous “Ripper Gap” Holmes’ knowledge of investigatory and forensic techniques of the time Photographic comparisons Handwriting comparisons and analysis Information from Scotland Yard Jeff Mudgett makes no claims on the accuracy of his theory, and welcomes professional scrutiny, but presents what he knows …