Fear in the Hearts of the East End

The third in the series of Jack the Ripper murders occurred in the early hours of the 30th of September 1888, less than three weeks after the brutal murder of Annie Chapman. This night struck fear into the very heart of the entire east End as two prostitutes were murdered on the same evening by the Ripper within an hour of each other and in two different locations. This was hailed in Ripper folklore as the, “Double Event”. The first victim on that night was called Elizabeth Stride, commonly known as Long Liz. Born in 1843 in Stora Tumlehead on
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