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.
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.
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.
Fifteen members of the public are helping to restage one of the most notorious murder trials in Scottish history.
Celebrated television historian Dan Snow believes Saturday’s recreation of the murder trial of notorious killer William Bury will be “absolutely fascinating”.
With Halloween almost upon us, Michael Alexander explores some of the haunting tales associated with notorious burial sites in Tayside and Fife.