Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell: I spent $7 million solving the Jack the Ripper case

02/24/2017

Five years ago I happened to be looking at a crime scene photo of Jack the Ripper victim Mary Kelly. Sheโ€™s erroneously believed to be his fifth and final victim. But more likely she was his seventh or eighth by early November 1888 and unfortunately wouldnโ€™t be his last. I had looked at this particular photograph countless times. More