East End Murders

East End Murders

From Jack the Ripper to Ronnie Kray

eBook - 2012
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As well as the murders of Jack the Ripper -- perhaps the most infamous in history -- nine other cases are investigated in detail: the still mysterious Ratcliffe Highway Murders of 1811; Henry Wainwright, who dismembered his mistress and rolled up her remains in a carpet in 1874; Israel Lipski, whose name became a term of derision and abuse against Jews in East London for years following his conviction for the murder of a young woman in 1887; the unsolved murder of Frances Coles in 1891; the Whitechapel High Street Newspaper Shop Murder in 1904; the Houndsditch Murders and the Siege of Sydney Street in 1910, in which a robbery plotted by Russian anarchists went badly wrong; the throat-cutting William Cronin in 1925; the Bow Road Cinema Murder in 1934; and finally the shooting of George Cornell by Ronnie Kray at the Blind Beggar pub in 1966.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2012]
ISBN: 9780752484457
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 St
Description: 1 online resource (160 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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