Special Case File
The Jack the Ripper Suspect
"I give my name that all know of me"
During his life time, James Maybrick was a successful businessman who divided his time in both Britain and America, where he oversaw the offices of his cotton merchant company. His death caused a sensation in Victorian England, when his wife was accused of his murder by administering poison. Florence Maybrick was convicted of killing her husband would spend fourteen years in prison. There is some suggestion that she was innocent of the crime,
More than a century after his death, the name of James Maybrick would surface again. In 1992, the existence of a diary became public that was allegedly written by the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper. The content of the document offered enough information about the author that it was soon understood to be Maybrick. A watch the surfaced a year later added another yet more evidence against him. But were these items a hoax or was James Maybrick the most infamous serial killer in history?.