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26-06-1977

Shop assistant killed by prostitute killer Yorkshire Ripper

During the period when truck driver Peter Sutcliffe preyed on prostitutes, there was little pressure to capture their killer. That changed with the killing of 16-year-old Jayne MacDonald. She had just started her first job, in a shoe department, and had gone out dancing. In the early hours of Sunday morning, Sutcliffe struck her three times with a hammer and repeatedly stabbed her. Children found her body a few hours later. Now everyone wanted to capture the killer of Jayne… Read the full Yorkshire Ripper Crime File