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New York Herald
17 January 1889

PROBABLY NOT "THE RIPPER."
The Tunis Prisoner a Vagabond Answering "Jack's" Destription.
[BY CABLE TO THE HERALD.]

Tunis, Jan. 17, 1889.-The report that the Whitechapel murderer had been arrested here arose from the apprehension of an English vagabond named Alfred Grey, whose height, age and general aspect correspond with the descriptions of the Whitechapel murderer published in the newspapers. Grey still remains in custody.


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       Press Reports: Croydon Advertiser - 19 January 1889 
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