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30-10-1975

Mother of four Wilma McCann is first victim of Yorkshire Ripper

Wilma McCann becomes the first of thirteen fatal attacks by Peter Sutcliffe, The Yorkshire Ripper. His cruel legacy spanned the generations and in 2007 he can be said to have claimed his last victim when the eldest daughter of his first victim, Sonia, hung herself. She had never recovered from the sudden loss of her mother... Read the full Yorkshire Ripper Crime File