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Jack the Ripper’s Identity May Finally Be Known, Thanks to DNA

The notorious serial killer terrorized England in the late 1800s

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The identity of Jack the Ripper may finally be known, NBC News reported

A DNA forensic investigation published this month by two British researchers in the Journal of Forensic Science identifies Aaron Kosminski, a 23-year-old Polish barber and prime suspect at the time, as the likely killer.

Jack the Ripper was the name given a notorious serial killer who terrorized England in the late 1800s. 

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