Unsolved Murders

Amala de Vere Whelan

Age: 22

Sex: female

Date: 16 Nov 1972

Place: Maida Vale, London

Source: www.truecrimelibrary.com

Amala de Vere Whelan was murdered in her bedsit.

She was raped and strangled with a stocking.

After the police entered her room several days later they found the word 'ripper' sprayed onto the front room wall with detergent from a washing up liquid bottle.


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