This heading was formerly subsumed under the subject headings: Whitechapel murders, 1888 (used from 1910-1988) and Jack the Ripper Murders, London, England, 1888 (used from 1989-1994).
Rumbelow, D. Complete Jack the Ripper, 1988 t.p. (Jack the Ripper)
Encyc. Brit. (Jack the Ripper; name given to the unknown murderer of at least seven women in London, from Aug. 7 to Nov. 10, 1888; commonly cited suspects include Montague Druitt, painter Walter Sickert, and physician Sir William Gull, among others)