Over the course of 1888, in the overcrowded section of London known as Whitechapel, an unknown killer took the lives of five women.
Catherine Eddowes suffered her share of troubles and misfortunes, born in 1842 and orphaned by 1857. She struggled with alcoholism and the difficulties of simply finding a warm place to sleep.
On the night of Sept 30, 1888, she was brutally murdered by the man whom we've come to know only as Jack the Ripper
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