Unsolved Murders

John Gill

Age: 8

Sex: male

Date: 1 Dec 1888

Place: Bradford, West Yorkshire

Source: en.wikipedia.org

8-year-old John Gill's body was found in Manningford Lane in Bradford on the 28 December 1888. His throat had been cut, his abdomen cut open and stabbed, his arms and legs hacked off and his ears removed. William Barrett was arrested for the murder but later found not guilty. Newspapers suggested a connection to the Jack the Ripper murders, but the doctors found no connection.

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