A contemporary sketch of Jewish emigrant Aaron Cosminski, whose author Russell Edwards claims, is the famous serial killer Jack the Ripper. (Photo: Evans Skinner's Archives by AFP / Getty Images)
Cosminski was previously referred to as a suspect more than 100 years ago and again in a book in 2014. British businessman and Ripper researcher Russell Edwards. But the latest finding is the first time that Edwards' evidence of DNA has been published in reviewed journals, according to Science magazine.
Jack the Ripper killed at least five women in London Whitehead between August and November 1888. Researchers Jari Luhelainen and David Miller have conducted genetic tests on a blood-stained silk scarf and sperm, which, according to investigators, was found next to the body of the fourth killer's victim, Catherine Eowoues, Science reported.
Researchers compare fragments of mitochondrial DNA – which the journal inherited from their mother – with samples of Eddowes living relatives and
The study also includes an analysis of the killer's appearance suggesting that the killer had a brother. hair and brown eyes. according to science, which coincides with the only reliable testimony.
The findings of the study can not satisfy other Ripper experts who say the scarf may have been contaminated over the years. The scarf was given to Luhelainen by Edwards, a self-proclaimed "seat detective" and author of "The Jack Ripper" who bought it at auction in 2007, according to the Guardian.
only part of the forensic evidence for the whole story of the case, "he told a newspaper in 2014." I spent 14 years working on it and finally decided the secret of who Jack the Ripper is. "
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