Did the horrors he witnessed as a boy turn a Polish hairdresser into Jack the Ripper? As a book says DNA evidence definitively nailed Britain's most infamous serial killer...

September 8, 2014 8:56 AM

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As fog swirled through the Whitechapel streets in the small hours of an autumn morning in 1888, three men stepped out of the Imperial Club in Duke’s Place, a minute’s walk from Aldgate Tube station.

They were about to witness the prelude to a crime that would not be solved for well over a century — until DNA evidence apparently brought the mystery of Jack the Ripper to a close this week.

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