In the fall of 1888, five prostitutes were savagely murdered in the poor, Whitechapel area of London, England. The murderer was never found. This case has taunted “unsolved crime” lovers for over 100 years.
Jack the Ripper occupies a unique place in the history of crime, and the identity of the killer is still the subject of fantastic speculation. This film introduces some of the most popular theories, and examines the evidence for and against them. FBI specialist John Douglas reveals how his agency would investigate the case today, and explores the steps taken by Scotland Yard.
Graphic photos, seen here on video for the first time, reveal the shocking savagery of the crimes. Crime historians Martin Fido and Donald Rumblebow, who make their living as Ripper experts, offer their opinions on the mysterious identity of the killer.
A new suspect, an American, is introduced. Journey to the heart of a century-old mystery for a chilling look at the darkest aspect of humanity.