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Wednesday, 4 July 2007

Headstone for Ripper-hunt officer

A Scotland Yard detective who led the police hunt for Jack the Ripper is to have his grave marked with a headstone 78 years after his death.

Det Insp Frederick Abberline, who was born in Blandford Forum, retired to Bournemouth, Dorset and was buried in an unmarked grave there in 1929.

Source: BBC News Wednesday, 4 July 2007

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