QUICK FACTS
  1. There were many witnesses who claimed to have seen Jack the Ripper with his victims shortly before their murders.
  2. Some of them had ulterior motives, some of them were of questionable sanity, others may well have seen the face of Jack the Ripper.

A ROUND UP OF WITNESSES

An Illustrated Police News sketch showing the Whitechapel Murders victims.

PEOPLE WHO MAY HAVE SEEN JACK THE RIPPER

Given that the area in which the Whitechapel murders occurred was one of the most densely populated districts in the whole of Victorian London, and given that their were people out on its streets 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it was inevitable that people would have seen the victims in the hours leading up to their murders.

On this page we assess the witnesses who claimed to have seen the face of Jack the Ripper.

A LIST OF WITNESSES