Jack the Ripper and the Case for Scotland Yard's Prime Suspect

Jack the Ripper and the Case for Scotland Yard's Prime Suspect

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An investigation into the man Scotland Yard thought (but couldn't prove) was Jack the Ripper. Dozens of theories have attempted to resolve the mystery of the identity of Jack the Ripper, the world's most famous serial killer. Ripperologist Robert House contends that we may have known the answer all along. The head of Scotland Yard's Criminal Investigation Department at the time of the murders thought Aaron Kozminski was guilty, but he lacked the legal proof to convict him. By exploring Kozminski's life, House builds a strong circumstantial case against him, showing not only that he had means, motive, and opportunity, but also that he fit the general profile of a serial killer as defined by the FBI today.The first book to explore the life of Aaron Kozminski, one of Scotland Yard's top suspects in the quest to identify Jack the Ripper, combines historical research and contemporary criminal profiling techniques to solve one of the most vexing criminal mysteries of all time. The book draws on a decade of research by the author, including trips to Poland and England to uncover Kozminski's past and details of the case. Includes a Foreword by Roy Hazelwood, a former FBI profiler and pioneer of profiling sexual predators. Features dozens of photographs and illustrations.Building a thorough and convincing case that completes the work begun by Scotland Yard more than a century ago, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to know who really committed Jack the Ripper's heinous and unforgettable crimes.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780470938997
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 JAC HOU
Characteristics: xii, 356 pages ;,24 cm

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Fuzzy_Wuzzy
Sep 29, 2017

In this intelligently presented book - Ripperologist, Robert House offers the inquisitive reader his well-researched theories into the true identity of one of the most wickedly notorious serial killers of all-time, Jack the Ripper.

Presenting Polish Jew, Aaron Kozminski as his prime suspect - House delivers quite a compelling story regarding one of the most vexing criminal mysteries in mass-murder history.

Through intense historical research, combined with contemporary criminal profiling techniques - House convincingly demonstrates that Kozminski was, indeed, one man who had the means, the motive, and, of course, the opportunity to carry out the horrific "White Chapel" murders in the year 1888.

So, if the subject of "Jack the Ripper" is of some interest to you, then this book (which contains a 20-page photo gallery) is certainly worth a read.

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donkeyhote
Sep 29, 2017

THIS BOOK IS A FAKE meant to mislead the public, just as in the case of the JFK murder. By the way, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a Holmes story about this case, and I saw even a movie made from it. And Sir Doyle knew the truth, and this book here is a fake. The Scotland Yard knew soon after the murders who did it, and they kept the truth a secret for 100 years. The truth was essentially as Sir Doyle presented it - a royal prince fell in love with a Catholic woman called Crooks (at Queen Victoria's time) and married her in secret, and the woman gave birth to a boy. And the ruling Protestants wanted to make the child of a Catholic disappear from view. But the mother knew the child would be in danger and she let the child in the care of a whore, who hid the child. Somehow the authorities discovered this scheme and the murderer (a physician, close to the Power - I prefer not to tell you here the exact high position of that physician, who in fact acted on his own. He was NOT that barber as the liar books like this one want you to believe). This book here is a late attempt to fool the public; Sir Doyle wrote and the movie showed that some agents close to the Power tracked down the 3 whores who hid the child and they tortured them to death to extract the secret from them. The physician who did the surgical killings was a maniac - he also wrote things on the fence at the site of the murder, and Queen Victoria went personally to see that. These are historical facts, and this book here is a fake. The killer wrote on the fence beside the crime site: "Juve" - but this does not mean as if he wanted to write: "I am a Jew." The killer, the physician belonged to a secret sect, in which the word "Jube" means: "Unworthy person." From earlier books we know and I have read the true facts of this case, and this "new research" is certainly by fabricated false evidence - otherwise, how come the Scotland Yard have not discovered the truth for more than 100 yrs and then, suddenly the "big revelation" comes. Come on! If I told you here who the real murderer was, my comment would not appear here. But I have learned the truth 24 yrs ago from other sources. The Ripper was a person close to the circles of power, that's why this newly invented lie, this book tries to mislead us with false "evidence."

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pronto1961
Sep 08, 2014

brilliant and well researched. a must read for anyone who follows the case. so much better than most of the books on this subject.

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