H. H. Holmes aka Herman Mudgett aka Jack the Ripper
This week was a great conversation about one of the most notorious killers int he history of the country if not the world. We talked about his travels to other countries… like say England and how he used multiple alias’s to skit the law and any people on to his criminal activity. Jeff spoke to us about the impact on his family for years and how even though you can have this type of individual in your family bloodlines that it does not mean your not able to achieve great things both in the world and as a person.
One of the more interesting things for me is that I grew up in the area of the Murder Castle and went my while life not even knowing of such a man existing in my backyard. You hear of all the most popular murders while living in Chicago by H. H. Holmes always flies under the radar when compared to Richard Speck or John Wayne Gacy.
Jeff is working on linking Holmes to being Jack the Ripper and speaks about his attempts and how he is doing it. Lets just say that forensics has come a long way and now we can analyze a lot more than just finger prints and such evidence left at crime scenes. He is starting to use more recent processes that have much higher rates of success.
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Enjoy the show!