Polish barber, 23, WAS Jack the Ripper say scientists after they conducted fresh DNA tests

Mail Online | 12/31/1969 | Jack Elsom For Mailonline
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Jack the Ripper has sensationally been revealed as a 23-year-old Polish barber after fresh DNA tests were taken from a blood-stained shawl.

Aaron Kosminski was the notorious serial killer who hunted on the streets of Victorian London, according to scientists.

New - Evidence - Sets - DNA - Traces

New evidence finds that two sets of DNA traces on the clothing matches that of both Kosminski and one of his murdered victims Catherine Eddowes.

The Polish immigrant lived with his two brothers and a sister in Greenfield Street, just 200 yards from where his third victim, Elizabeth Stride, was killed.

Identity - Researchers - Liverpool - John - Moores

The identity was confirmed by researchers from Liverpool John Moores University who shared their findings in the Journal of Forensic Sciences.

They wrote: 'We describe for the first time systematic, molecular level analysis of the only surviving physical evidence linked to the Jack the Ripper murders.

Profiles - Piece - Evidence - Probability - Identification

'Finding both matching profiles in the same piece of evidence enhances the statistical probability of its overall identification and reinforces the claim that the shawl is authentic.'

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