H.H. Holmes was America’s first serial killer believed to have killed nearly 200 people in the late 19th century. Simultaneously, an unidentified murderer known as Jack the Ripper was terrorizing the streets of London. In HISTORY’s new eight-part limited series, Holmes’ great-great-grandson, Jeff Mudgett is determined to prove a theory that H.H. Holmes and Jack the Ripper, were the same man.
The Jack the Ripper letters contain an unexpected link to H.H. Holmes; Scotland Yard’s list of credible suspects uncovers a key detail of the manhunt; and eyewitness accounts reveal the face of a killer.