Unsolved Murders

John Gill

Age: 8

Sex: male

Date: 1 Dec 1888

Place: Manningford Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire

John Gill was found mutilated in Manningford Lane, 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.

A man 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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