One of the strangest unsolved mysteries in the world started around 3.30 p.m. on August 31st 1888. The sun had yet to rise leaving only the dim street lamps to light the narrow streets of Whitechapel, London. Charles Cross was on his way to work when he noticed something in the road: he thought it was a tarp, maybe a bundle of loose cloth left behind in the night. He got a little closer and made a grisly discovery. True Crime Recaps: Jack the Ripper: The World’s Most Famous Unsolved Case, Youtube 15.20, 2023
Mary was the first in a line of dead women around Whitechapel, London, the hunting ground of the one and only Jack the Ripper. ibid.