Francis Thompson - A Ripper Suspect
The summary and conclusions of the result of 20-years of research around the world.
CHAPTER 01: A Murderous Impulse
Traumatic childhood and increasingly bizarre behavior.
CHAPTER 02: Twisted Fire Starter
Arsonist traits and the August 31 London Dock Fires
CHAPTER 03: Apt Pupil
Medical studies, and increasing mental determination
CHAPTER 04: Dirty Old Town
Experiences in London and relationship with his prostitutes.
CHAPTER 06: Trail of the Murderer.
The history of other researchers and the cover up of 1888.
CHAPTER 06: With Dreadful Ease
His mental anguish and his resolve to act.
CHAPTER 07: Fields of the Dead
A history of the East End and as a backdrop to the murders.
CHAPTER 08: The Stage is Set
His specific circumstances as prelude to the murders.
CHAPTER 09: The Black Night
The Head of the police as an adversary.
CHAPTER 10: Down on Whores
An examination of the Ripper Letters in a parallel to Thompson’s life.
CHAPTER 11: The Dread Rite.
Witness Israel Schwartz and the Goulston Street Graffito.
CHAPTER 12: The Deepening Mystery
Witness Mathew Packer and the clues of the black grapes.
CHAPTER 13: Dead Men Tell Tales
Other witnesses, including Sergeant Stephen White.
CHAPTER 14: The Row
Providence Row night Refuge, Dorset Street, Francis Thompson and Mary Kelly.
CHAPTER 15: Method & Madness.
The Ripper’s supposed medical training and a response to Dr Bond’s conclusions in light of Thompson’s training of the Virchow dissection method.
CHAPTER 16: Confessions
His numerous forms of confessions of the murders.
CHAPTER 17: Fleshly Ruin
Thompson’s perversities and the response of people who knew him.
CHAPTER 18: Good Bye Boss
The 1896 return of the Jack the Letter Ripper writer.
CHAPTER 19: The Collector.
The strange and unusual circumstances of Thompson’s death and possible DNA and fingerprinting as hard evidence.
CHAPTER 20: Versatile Genius
An overview of Thompson’s strengths and the range of his impact on history including the US Supreme Court’s 1955 Brown vs. Brown decision.
Part 1. 60,000 words.