Amy H. Sturgis (eldritchhobbit) wrote,
Amy H. Sturgis
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The 125th Anniversary of the Autumn of Terror, Cont'd

Liz Stride Kate Eddowes


On this day in 1888, known as the "Double Event," 45-year-old Elizabeth "Long Liz" Stride and 46-year-old Catherine "Kate" Eddowes, the third and fourth "canonical" victims of Jack the Ripper, were found murdered. Whether Stride's relatively unmutilated body indicates that the Ripper was interrupted or that her murder was the deed of an altogether different killer remains a debated question among students of the case.

Police News 1888


* See Casebook: Jack the Ripper's Elizabeth Stride page.
* See Casebook: Jack the Ripper's Catherine Eddowes page.
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