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THB POLICE AT FAULT

It Is understood (says the London correspondent of the " Sydn?y Morning Horalo) that the pj>Uae. have practioilly. abandoned all: hope of catching the perpetrator of the WhUeohapal murders, who, on the assumption tb»t all thoie orlmeß have been the work of one hand, h"w bean able to commit font brutal murders within a short epace of time without being discovered. The only ohance that remains of securing the miscreant Is that be may oommlt another murder and bo .caught m the »ot, or else ■. that he may, m some drunken or'noguarded moment let oat the secret. .The medical examination of the remains of the woman Chapman shows that the murder must have been the work of someone possessing a certain decree -of anatomical knowledge, and the dootort dis'oiu-d both the maniac and the slaughterman theories, We are, therefore, left face to face with} the awful fact that we have at large In themetropolis At educated fiend, »ffllbted I witb a devouring thitßt for human blood,f and that the bent ohance we have of capturing him lies m his adding to tha 1 number of his orlmes. Under olroanv Stances like iKaia it is no wonder thnt Whlteohapel should be m » state of pinto, "0 " : A ■■' - .'■••" " - :^'.'

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THB POLICE AT FAULT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1988, 6 November 1888

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THB POLICE AT FAULT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1988, 6 November 1888

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