Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

 Search:


Most Recent Posts:
Scene of the Crimes: The Juwes Graffiti - by Dickere 8 minutes ago.
Scene of the Crimes: The Juwes Graffiti - by Herlock Sholmes 27 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by MrBarnett 47 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by rjpalmer 55 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by Trevor Marriott 1 hour ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by Trevor Marriott 1 hour ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by MrBarnett 2 hours ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - by MrBarnett 2 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Mary Jane Kelly: The Legend Of Mary Jane Kelly - (45 posts)
Pub Talk: The non-PC PC Thread - (19 posts)
Scene of the Crimes: The Juwes Graffiti - (7 posts)
General Victim Discussion: The Double Event - (6 posts)
Pub Talk: Im Lost For Words (almost) - (5 posts)
Other Mysteries: zodiac - (4 posts)


The Ottawa Citizen (Canada)
11 October 1888

Arrest of a Man in London with Blood Stained Clothes.

IS HE THE WHITECHAPEL FIEND?

Is He the Knifer?

London, 9th.--An arrest, which the police thinks an important one in connection with the series of murders in Whitechapel, has been made. On Wednesday a stranger called at a shop on Gray's Inn Road and left an overcoat and a pair of trousers to be cleaned. The clothes were plentifully spattered with blood stains, especially the pockets, which were almost literally dyed red. The proprietor of the shop thought the incident suspicious and at once informed the police, and detectives were secreted in the premises. The suspect called for his clothing last night and was at once taken into custody. He refused to give any account of himself, or to explain the presence of blood stains on his clothing. He is held a prisoner and a searching investigation is being made.