The book “The Hand of A Woman” by author John Morris presents a compelling case that the notorious Jack the Ripper murders were in fact committed by a woman.
Morris says that the type of crime, characterized as crimes inspired by “envy, jealousy and passion”, fit the profile of a female perpetrator.
“There are numerous clues scattered throughout the crimes which, taken individually, may mean little,” “Jack the Ripper: The Hand of a Woman” author John Morris told the Birmingham Mail.
“But when grouped together, a strong case for a woman murderer begins to emerge.”
For more than 100 years, detectives and criminal profilers have struggled to identify exactly who was the Jack the Ripper killer who terrorized London in a serial killing spree of prostitutes. All of the victims were savagely ripped apart and some were disembowled.
Three pieces of female clothing were left at the scene of the final murder, but police had erroneously assumed they belonged to the victim rather than the killer.
Morris puts forth a convincing theory that Jacqueline the Ripper was actually Lizzie Williams, wife of the royal gynecologist Sir John Williams who had been having an extramarital fling with the last victim.