A Review of "Naming Jack the Ripper" by Russell Edwards My first feeling when I saw the news in September 2014 about Russell Edwards “solving” the Jack the Ripper case was a sick sense of disappointment. Inside I think most of us are averse to the idea of the Ripper case closing. There’s obviously a whole industry and subculture built around the case remaining shrouded in mystique. Also, I had … [Read more...] about Struggling with Certainty
Was Jack the Ripper a Polish Barber? Russell Edwards, a 48 year old businessman and self-professed ‘armchair detective’ from Barnet, North London, claims to have proven “beyond a reasonable doubt” the actual identity of Jack the Ripper. In his new book entitled, "Naming Jack the Ripper", Edwards details how he was able to finally solve the 126 year old mystery . . . who was Jack the … [Read more...] about Jack the Ripper Unmasked?