15 January 1889
JACK THE RIPPER
A Man Arrested for a Revolting Murder in Tunis Thought To Be He
Tunis, Jan. 15.
The police here have captured a gang of robbers and assassins. Among the members of the gang is a man who is believed to have perpetrated the recent revolting murders of a number of women in the Whitechapel district of London. The British consul has forwarded his government all the details connected with the arrests. The supposed Whitechapel murderer is charged with having committed in Tunis a murder similar to those committed in Whitechapel. The man has confessed that he recently lived in Whitechapel.