Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Jack the Ripper

August 7, 1888, marked the beginning of the investigation into the infamous and terrifying ripper killings with the murder of Martha Tabram, stabbed 39 times. Exactly who the first Ripper victim was is still hotly debated, as well as this brutal killer’s identity. The infamous Whitechapel murders, as they are also known, remain officially unsolved to this day.

Summer Fun: A Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

For serial killer buffs itching to do something crime-oriented this summer, London, England, offers the unique opportunity of taking a walking tour of the scenes of the Jack the Ripper murders in that fair old city’s East End where the murders took place in the 1880s.

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