Case 37: The Yorkshire Ripper (Part 3)

Case 37: The Yorkshire Ripper (Part 3)

By Casefile Presents

Casefile True Crime

Saturday, 5 November

[Part 3 of 3]

With the West Yorkshire Police no closer to identifying The Yorkshire Ripper, the department came under intense scrutiny. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher offered to take over the investigation, while the media and public demanded that Scotland Yard be called in to find the killer. 


Research for this episode by Victoria Dieffenbacher. Co-written by Victoria Dieffenbacher and the Anonymous Host.

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