Monday, 8 September 2014

In & Around London: Jack the Ripper "Solved"… AGAIN!

Monday is mute on The Daily Constitutional (well, almost mute) – because Monday is the day when we post five images captured in and around London by London Walks Guides and London Walkers.

Collated on a theme or an area, if you've got some great shots of our capital and want to join in send your pictures to the usual address.

So the Jack the Ripper case has been "solved". 

For at least the third time in as many years.

Regarding the alleged discovery of DNA evidence revealing the true identity of the killer, Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, the man who invented the DNA fingerprint technique 30 years ago this week, is quoted in The Independent yesterday…

“An interesting but remarkable claim that needs to be subjected to peer review, with detailed analysis of the provenance of the shawl and the nature of the claimed DNA match with the perpetrator's descendants and its power of discrimination; no actual evidence has yet been provided.” 

Read the full story HERE

In the meantime, here are a few suitably murky-looking snaps from on and around the route of London Walks' Jack the Ripper tour. See you tonight (and every night) at 7:30

A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at

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