Casting new light on the Jack the Ripper case

Jack the Ripper The Case Reopened

Actress Emilia Fox and leading criminologist Professor David Wilson revisit the case of Jack the Ripper case in this BBC history and true-crime documentary. Jack the Ripper, one of history’s most infamous serial killers, murdered five women in Victorian London but his identity remains a mystery.

Using modern technology – including a digital autopsy table and the computer system used by police to help detect patterns in criminal activity – Emilia and David cast new light onto the case, learn more about the first victim and name the most likely suspect.

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