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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

[T]he true identity of Jack the Ripper may have finally been confirmed, after researchers said they had proven the authenticity of a much disputed Victorian diary. Twenty five years ago Ripperologists around the world were stunned by the discovery of a previously unknown memoir, claiming to have been written by Liverpool cotton merchant, James Maybrick. In the 9,000-word volume, Maybrick confessed to the brutal murders of five women in the East End of London, as well as one prostitute in Manchester. He signed off the diary: "I give my name that all know of me, so history do tell, what love can do to a gentleman born. Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper."



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#1 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2017-08-08 06:17 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Another states DNA shows Jack to be a completely different person.

We're never going to know, and it's more fun that way.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2017-08-08 08:31 AM | Reply

Jack the Ripper was, in point of fact, not properly human. He is an immortal being which preys upon young women in a disturbing ritual to maintain his youthful, human appearance.

Every few decades, he sheds his current identity by faking his death and lying low for a while. It is during these sabbaticals that he is most vulnerable. We are fortunate that he recently entered into one of these periods.

Therefore, I advise you all to keep a wary eye out for the man most recently known as Dick Clark. Be cautious, as he is inhumanly strong and powerful and he has, obviously, killed before.

#3 | Posted by RevDarko at 2017-08-08 09:47 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

The History Channel is currently airing a series investigating if H.H. Holmes could be Jack the Ripper.

#4 | Posted by Pirate at 2017-08-08 09:49 AM | Reply


Thank you, Rev. I thought I was the only one who understood.

#5 | Posted by TheTom at 2017-08-08 11:12 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

From what we have learned about serial killers in the past few decades, we has some common traits about most of them. They are driven, merciless, and deliberate. They collect trophies. They are sexually dysfunctional in most cases. The only individual that seems to fit all these traits was a mortician's assistant who, surprise, was admitted to a TB hospital where he died at the time the killings stopped. He had ample free time at night. He lived in the area, he got to relive his crimes as the autopsy was preformed, and collect trophies. One of which the ripper sent to the police. The time lines match. He had access to surgical instruments which he maintained. The last two of the ripper's victims were incomplete- they were not mutilated to the extent his earlier victims. He might have been physically unable to fulfill his desire because of his illness. H.H. Homes was a monster, but he was much more careful, he would have never committed crimes on the street or a hot bed hotel. Homes was all about control, and the prime motivation in his murders was money, not sexual fantasy. He robbed his victims and sold some of their remains to medical schools. Serial murders victimize primarily women, Homes was not particular about who he killed.

#6 | Posted by docnjo at 2017-08-08 02:28 PM | Reply


And they are from Wisconsin usually.

#7 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-08-08 04:16 PM | Reply

#7 | Posted by Sycophant Must be all the cold wet weather and long winter. Bad weather equals bad mental health. Go to Seattle if you doubt that. Suicide capital of the planet.

#8 | Posted by docnjo at 2017-08-08 05:30 PM | Reply

wow! big whoop!

If he is gonna catch up to Cheney anytime soon he better get to slicing and dicing!!!

#9 | Posted by AuntieSocial at 2017-08-08 09:45 PM | Reply

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