22 January 1898
Woman's Body Found With Both Legs Missing
London, Jan. 21.
The mutilated body of a woman was found in the rear of a church in Shoreditch. The body was enclosed in a sack and both legs were missing. The police have no clue to the identity of the dead woman or a cause of death. The East End is in a great commotion over the resemblance of the case to the many murders committed by the mysterious Jack the Ripper.