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Jack the Ripper

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May 23, 2015


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Several people share the jack the ripper story for the scaring the children to bed, but even after the children grow out of the fear and eventually out of the age, they are not curious to know why they would be scared of the person that did not even exist. In London, Jack the Ripper Walk has gained quite an amount of fame which aims to take people on a tour of a city designed the tourists to experience the ancient time, before we could jump into Jack the Ripper Walk we would first get to know who exactly Jack the Ripper was.

Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper as suggested by the name is the best known name given to an unidentified serial killer or killers that marked their presence in the Whitechapel district of London in the year 1988. The name originated in a letter that was written by someone claiming to be the murderer that was widely disseminated in the media. Although, the letter is widely believed to have been a hoax and may have been written by journalists for the purpose of their promotion. Jack the Ripper typically involved in female prostitutes who lived and worked in London and whose throats after the mutilation of their abdomens. The name received a further jump in terms of getting famous due to the fact that the letters, rumor or not, were found filled with the organs of human beings.

In the year 1888, there were a large amount of murder case that were filled and there were a large amount of casualties that took place during that year, especially, the murders of women and the people who end up believing that the Jack the Ripper diseased all these people, at least this is how it was advertised. The story was carried on further when it gained more and more fame in the diaries and eventually the articles that started circulating all over England by almost all the journalists. A sense of fear that circulated in the minds and hearts of people who lived in the district of Whitechapel.

Jack the Ripper Walk is an initiative that takes place in England for the purpose of remembering the fearful events that took place back in the 1888 and provides an environment as depicted by the character earlier in London.

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