Killer most dangerous in British history
CRIMINOLOGISTS are today warning that the killer currently stalking Ipswich is one of the most dangerous multiple murderers in British history. The sheer speed and audacity of the Ipswich red light murderer is being labelled unprecedented as almost daily discoveries are made, amid fears that the killer maybe taunting police because of where he dumped the bodies.
CRIMINOLOGISTS are today warning that the killer currently stalking Ipswich is one of the most dangerous multiple murderers in British history.
The sheer speed and audacity of the Ipswich red light murderer is being labelled unprecedented as almost daily discoveries are made, amid fears that the killer maybe taunting police because of where he dumped the bodies.
There have even been suggestions he is dumping the bodies in broad daylight, seemingly indifferent to the police efforts to stop him.
The most recent discoveries in Levington are just around the corner to where the body of 24-year-old Annali Alderton was found dumped in Nacton on Sunday.
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Suffolk chief constable, Alastair McWhirter said: “No one has ever had to deal with this before. If you think of the Yorkshire Ripper, the murders took place over a long period of time.”
It is this killer's apparent chilling arrogance that is leaving our senior officers concerned that there will be yet more killings before this monster is caught.
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In little more than a month the Suffolk red light murderer has secured his place in the history books of shocking crime already equalling Jack the Ripper's grisly tally more than a century ago.
Jack, who was never caught, famously preyed on prostitutes picking them off the murky streets of London's East End. He followed up his killings by goading police with hastily scrawled messages and with the Ripper letters - a succession of notes describing the attacks.
There are also disturbing similarities between the Suffolk killer and the so-called Jack the Stripper who preyed on vice girls in 1960s London.
Again unapprehended, the killer picked up and attacked prostitutes in West London killing at least seven. Each victim was stripped and stored, possibly in a garage, before being dumped in the Thames or alleyways.
Peter Sutcliffe, dubbed the Yorkshire Ripper, was another notorious killer of prostitutes s in the 1970s and early 1980s. He killed 13 women, often using a hammer or stabbing them, over a period of 11 years. He took six years to murder his first five victims. Terrorising prostitutes Sutcliffe picked up women in a number of towns including Bradford, Leeds, Manchester and Huddersfield.
Gary Ridgway, the so-called Green River killer, remains one of the world's most prolific serial killers. Murdering an estimated 50 women near the USA cities of Seattle and Tacoma , Washington, in a two and a half year period in the early 1980s.
Ridgway, who was a suspect for more than 20 years, was finally arrested in 2001 after police linked a number of the crimes with his DNA and the paint he used in his job in a factory.