Jack the Ripper at Last? The Mysterious Murders of George Chapman
by Helena Wojtczak
‘You’ve got Jack the Ripper at last!’
So said former Chief Inspector Abberline, allegedly, to Inspector Godley, upon the arrest of George Chapman in 1902. Fourteen years earlier the two detectives had hunted the notorious perpetrator of the Whitechapel Murders, but had failed to catch him. Abberline suspected Chapman 'for a score of reasons’.