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In 1888 there was a string of murders in the London East End near the Whitechapel region By the end of the killing spree Which could have been as short as three months or as long as ten as few as five as many as nineteen women or as few as five would be dead at the hands of this serial killer And yet this man was never caught evidence was lost and possible I witnesses were never questioned How did the police manage to conduct this investigation so badly The number of victims remains in question to this day mainly because the local East End constabulary cared little as to whether prostitutes lived or died Although there are five definite Jack victims there are an additional fourteen unsolved murders of prostitutes that could be attributed to Jack The fact that so many cases went unsolved already sets a bad president going in It was only when the Newspapers and the residents of the East end began to cry out for someone to do something that the police were forced to take notice of the murderous Jack The reason why Jack became famous was not because he was the first serial killer but because he was the first serial killer who struck in a densely populated area with a literate public This sparked newspaper stories which attempted to chain together unrelated and disjointed facts in the hopes of being the first to find the killer while attacking the police who seemed to have no leads The first confirmed Ripper murder took place on the 31st of August 1888 In response Robert Anderson an Irish born police official was appointed Assistant Commissioner for crime Later Sir Anderson would become famous for saying that the police had captured Jack as a reason for the end of the murders while refusing to state the identity of the killer Anderson selected his close friend the Scottish Donald Swanson
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