The Yorkshire Ripper - Panic

Pete Sutcliffe aka The Yorkshire Ripper
Begun today: a story set in Manchester, 1977, the year that the body of Jean Jordan was discovered in an allotment next to Southern Cemetery, Moss Side, Manchester. She was the first of Sutcliffe's victims to be discovered in this city. The others were killed in Bradford and Leeds. 

My family returned to the UK from Australia in 1977 and spent that year living in Manchester. There was fear on the streets fuelled, no doubt, by the media and the chatter of adults. As children, we were on the lookout for potential Rippers and had our list of local suspects. And so, on the cobbled streets of Salford, near Strangeways Prison, the story begins... I may be out of contact for some time ...

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