It was the pattern of the Michaelmas Daisies that was the key to the mystery. It was my starting point

Michaelmas Daisies

Michaelmas is celebrated on 2 dates of the year. They are the dates that the Ripper went out to murder his victims. There were numerous newspaper reports stating that a garment was discovered that had ‘Michalemas daisies and golden lillies’ at the murder scene of Catherine Eddowes on the night of the ‘Double Event’.

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Her throat was slashed...

Ripper Victims

As has already been pointed out, the ‘Whitechapel murders’ did not just consist of the crimes attributed to Jack the Ripper and there has been much debate as to whether any of the others could have been committed by him. In fact, the blame for any act of random violence against women would at that time be, for a moment at least, firmly laid at the feet of the Ripper. Two murders, subsequent to that of Mary Kelly, did have many guessing, however.

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BBC Radio 5 Live Jack the Ripper Mystery Solved

Jack the Ripper mystery solved? Have researchers finally uncovered the identity of Jack the Ripper? Russell Edwards, author of Naming Jack the Ripper, said he has compiled evidence of who the world’s most famous serial killer really was. Along with Dr Jari Louhelainen, a Research Scientist at Liverpool John Moores University, Mr Edwards has examined…

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