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UK’s ‘Yorkshire ripper’ serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies of coronavirus

British serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, known as the Yorkshire Ripper for a five-year killing spree during which he stabbed and bludgeoned at least 13 women to death, has died after catching Covid-19.Sutcliffe’s murders – which left women mutilated across northern England – triggered widespread fear in northern cities and the police were criticised for taking so long to track him down.Sutcliffe was arrested in 1981 and pleaded guilty to 13 charges of murder and 7 charges of attempted murder.He…

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