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Re-Writing History on Jack the Ripper

We’ve been working all week preparing our presentation for Saturday, October 6th, 5:30pm, at the Portage Theater in downtown Chicago. The audience will be sworn in as jury and offered the evidence which we believe establishes Herman Mudgett, aka H.H. Holmes, was the infamous Jack the Ripper from London in 1888. For 124 years over one

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Sherlock Holmes and HH Holmes

Mudgett worshiped him so much, his favorite alias soon became H.H. Holmes, taken precisely because of the famous literary character. Herman Mudgett was particularly fascinated with the game of chess Sherlock played with the diabolical criminals featured in all Doyle’s books, and his ‘inside’ knowledge of the forensics and techniques law enforcement was using at the time. H.H.

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