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Welcome to Casebook: Jack the Ripper, the world's largest public repository of Ripper-related information! If you are new to the case, we urge you to read our Frequently Asked Questions before moving on to our comprehensive Introduction to the Case. You may also wish to visit our new Photo Archive. Please feel free to send any questions or comments to

 RipperCon 2016: Baltimore, MD

RipperCon features talks at the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore’s historic Mt Vernon District on the Whitechapel Murders, Sherlock Holmes & Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe plus panels on Ripper fiction and Ripper suspects. Headline speaker is veteran Ripperologist Martin Fido (The Complete Jack the Ripper A to Z). Other speakers include Robert Anderson, Howard Brown, Christopher T. George, Sarah Beth Hopton, Michael Hawley, Stephen Hunter, Lenne Miller, David Sterritt, and Janis Wilson. Friday reception and Saturday night banquet at the Mt Vernon Hotel. After-dinner entertainment is the acclaimed “Poe’s Last Stanza” by C. J. Crowe. M/Cs are Ally Ryder and Jonathan Menges of “Casebook: Jack the Ripper.”

Registration for RipperCon is $250. Four-hour Sunday bus tour of Baltimore, $40 extra, will include Edgar Allan Poe Grave and House and other sites associated with Poe; Francis Tumblety sites; and famous “Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death” at the Maryland Coroner’s Office. Registration and bus tour price payable by Paypal to or by check made out to Christopher T. George, 3800 Canterbury Road, Apt. 3E, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA. US Funds only please. Does this sound enticing to you? If you like true crime, Jack the Ripper, Victorian history, Sherlock Holmes, mysteries, or Edgar Allan Poe you can’t afford to miss out! Complete information on speakers and schedule, etc, at

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The Jack the Ripper Tour

Follow in Jack the Ripper's footsteps on a tour that explores the streets and alleyways where the murders occurred.

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