A descendent of the Victorian detective in charge of the Jack the Ripper murders investigation has rejected claims that the serial killer was hanged in Dundee.
Jack the Ripper
Ahead of an event in Kirriemuir, former Dundee-raised investigative journalist Michael Mulford tells Michael Alexander why he believes he now has firm evidence that Jack the Ripper was hanged in Dundee.
The dark and murderous side of Dundee’s past will feature in a new true crime series.
You may have read the news about the Jack the Ripper postcard which sold down south for £22,000. The card had been received by Ealing Police Station in 1888, written by someone claiming to be the Ripper. It was estimated to reach just £600-£900.