Yorkshire Ripper

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Peter Sutcliffe, an English serial killer who was convicted in 1981 of murdering 13 women, some of whom were prostitutes, and attacking several others
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Scenes outside the Old Bailey during the trial of Peter Sutcliffe
John Humble, dubbed 'Wearside Jack' in the press, threw police off the scent of the real killer Peter Sutcliffe - allowing him to murder three more victims, including Middlesbrough woman Jacqueline Hill.
YORKSHIRE Ripper Peter Sutcliffe may have just weeks to live as he is suffering breathing difficulties in prison.
1981: Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper, was found guilty at the Old Bailey of murdering 13 women and attempting to murder seven others.
Between 1975 and 1981, Peter Sutcliffe murdered 13 women and attacked eight more - although it's long been suspected the actual numbers were far higher.
Peter Sutcliffe leaving court THE YORKSHIRE RIPPER FILES: A VERY BRITISH CRIME STORY BBC4, 9pm THIS three-part series looks back at the terrifying time in the late 70s when Britain's biggest ever criminal man hunt was under way: the search for the serial killer the Yorkshire Ripper.
Peter Sutcliffe, 72, said in his 1981 trial that voices told him to kill.
| 1981: The hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper, who killed 13 women over four years, ended when lorry-driver Peter Sutcliffe was charged with murder.
GLOATING Peter Sutcliffe boasted how he scared the life out of a doctor in jail - the day before she died of a brain haemorrhage.
THE decision to move Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe out of Broadmoor psychiatric hospital and back into jail will save the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds, an expert has said.