Probable victim of the Ripper, Elizabeth Stride, was born in Sweden on a farm called Stora Tumlehed in Torslanda parish, north of Gothenburg. She came to London, England in 1866. Her nickname was “Long Liz” because she was 5′ 5″ tall, which made her taller than most of the women of her time.
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According to the television show, “Cities Of The Underworld”, Jack the Ripper may have used underground tunnels in London to make his escapes unseen.
One of the questions that was never answered, in the death of Mary Kelly, was why the door to her room was closed and locked because the Ripper would not normally take time to do that.