There simply isn't enough information in the surviving witness testimony to make such a detailed facial sketch of "Jack the Ripper."
Monday, November 27, 2006
The "face" of Jack the Ripper
Much is being made over the composite "police sketch" of Jack the Ripper done for a new Channel Five TV documentary. As always, the invaluable Casebook: Jack the Ripper website does a good job of sifting the facts from the hype. While conceding the sketch's resemblance to Ripper suspect George Chapman, Casebook editor Stephen P. Ryder focuses on the larger point:
Posted by Andy Duncan at 8:23 PM