In the early hours of 31 August 1888 a man walking down a dark lane in London’s Whitechapel area discovered a shapeless bundle lying on the ground. Curious, he went over to investigate. His gruesome discovery of a murdered East End prostitute began one of the most famous man-hunts in criminal history.
The mystery of the Whitechapel murders is one of the world’s greatest unsolved cases. Since 1888, Ripperologists and amateur sleuths have been trying – and failing – to discover the identity of the man known as Jack the Ripper. Can you solve the riddle on this spooky Whitechapel walk?