Thursday, 8 September 2016

Date With History: 1888

Prostitute Annie Chapman, aged 48, became 
the second canonical victim of Jack the Ripper. 
She was murdered at around 5.30 am, on 
Saturday September 8th, in the yard behind 
No. 29 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields. 
Her mutilated body was discovered at about 
6 am, by a resident, John Davis.
The inquest into Chapman's murder opened 
two days later, and she was buried at the 
Manor Park Cemetary on September 14th.

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