Have you ever seen someone cut a neck from ear to ear? If you want to know more you should read the whole essay. My essay is about a not so regular guy named Jack the Ripper. Jack the Ripper was never caught by the police. This makes people wonder who Jack the Ripper really is? There are thousands upon thousands of theories and I am going to show you some of the best one that I found dear reader. We will be talking about Jill the Ripper and HH Holmes being Jack the Ripper. I think none of these are correct but they certainly are interesting.
This was the start of a series of murders that would remain unsolved until today. This killer would confuse the minds of the local authorities and would claim the lives of 11 women. He would be one of the most infamous killers of all
Jeffrey would drill holes in the skulls of his victims and put hydrochloric acid or boiling water into their brains, which would stink up his apartment and he started getting complaints of bad smells and lots of loud noises from falling objects (“Jeffrey Dahmer-2”). On the day of Jeffrey’s arrest he got a man named Tacy Edwards to come into his home, Jeffrey then forced him into the bedroom with a butcher knife, Edwards got free and ran down the street and got a cop car's attention, when Edwards showed the cops Jeffreys bedroom the cops found pictures of the victims and human remains in the refrigerator. A total of seven skulls were found in his apartment and a human heart in the freezer (“Jeffrey Dahmer-2”). On January 30, 1992 the trial began he was charged with 17 murder charges his says “he doesn’t plead guilty for reason of insanity”, but the court declared him sane and guilty of 15 counts of murder.
It can be difficult to understand why anyone would choose to murder another human being. However, not all serial killers have the same motivation behind their crimes. There are many different categories, and each tend to have different reason for why they choose to take the lives of others. The two main types of serial killers are organized and disorganized. From there, they can be broken down into even more specific categories, however, each category will usually fall under organized or disorganized.
Male serial killers tend to use “hands-on” methods like shooting, strangling, suffocating, stabbing, or bludgeoning their victims with knives, blunt objects, and even their own hands to kill (Keeney and Heidi 385 and Hickey qtd. in Hinch and Hepburn). Not only are male serial killers more violent when killing, but also in the time prior to the kill. It is not uncommon for the males to torture the victim before death, or to defile the body after death.
In 1917, a woman named Elizabeth Huntley decapitated her own daughter. When her case was brought to trial, doctors and professionals wrote it off as depression. Friends and family described that Huntley was a joyful woman until the air raids happened in London. She had nervous breakdowns during the air raids and even more so when her children screamed and cried. Before her doctor got her out of London and away from her children, she had already murdered her child.
The murder of John Hossack took place on a small rural town just outside of Medford on the family farm. More so, the murder took place in the family’s farm house in the bedroom. Seeing that John was asleep when the murder took place there was no sign of a struggle. Even though some witnesses said it was believed to be a robbery gone wrong nothing in the house was disturbed. At the actual seen where John Hossack lay dead in his bed it was a bit of a different story.
Between 1947-1951 he began robbing graves of middle aged women who reminded him of his mother. Taking their body parts. Though he never sexually abused the corpses, his compulsions for dead human flesh classifies him as a necrophiliac. Ed’s upbringing and the seclusion from others by his mother’s deceit and fanatic religious practices influenced his behavior greatly. He never had a girlfriend or a wife, so he was not good with women.
He signed his letters with his symbol, which was a circle with a plus sign over it. Although several suspects have been identified, the cases involving the zodiac killer have never been solved. The Zodiac killer claims to have murdered more than 37 victims, but only seven have been identified two of who survived the attacks. Five murders have been directly linked to the zodiac killer.
Jack the City History is fraught with serial killers that committed unbelievable crimes. One of the most celebrated and commercialized is called Jack The Riper. Jack the Ripper is not the most notorious, successful or the first serial killer the world saw. Yet a lot of people consider him to be the godfather of the whole concept of serial killers. One of those killers, who easily outran Jack the Ripper is Herman Webster Mudgett, better known as H. H. Holmes, who bought and renovated a building in Chicago thus transforming it into a hotel where he killed foreigners, mainly women but also men and children during the World 's Columbian Exposition in 1893.
The very first murder he was linked to would have been the first one he would of committed. This murder took place in Santa Barbara on June 4th, 1963. The young victims were couple Robert Domingos and his betrothed Linda Edwards. The couple had decided to participate in their senior ditch day, so they went sunbathing at a beach near Gaviota State Park. When they didn’t return by the next morning, Robert’s father went looking for them.
The victim had no shirt or pants on, and there was a slice on the back of his neck and the back of his left leg. There was also the rope used to tie him up, which could not be identified by trace analysts because they had never seen it before. He wiped his knife clean on Eberle’s shirt, and left the
The anatomy murders were committed by William Burke and William Hare in 1828. From January to October they killed sixteen people, three men, twelve women, and one child. Neither men had no prior criminal history which makes the anatomy murders even more bizarre. William Burke and William Hare were both laborers living seemingly normal lives until one fateful day when the two discovered a man who had died of natural causes in Hare’s lodging house. The two men sold the body, to be dissected by Dr. Robert Knox, for between £8 and £10.