Inquest confirms 'almost blind' Yorkshire Ripper's cause of death

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe’s five-year reign of terror claimed the lives of 13 women. They were:

Wilma McCann, 28, of Chapeltown, Leeds, who was murdered in October 1975.

– Emily Jackson, 42, a prostitute and mother of three from Morley, Leeds. Killed on January 20, 1976.

– Irene Richardson, 28, mum of two from Chapeltown, Leeds. Killed on February 6, 1977.

– Patricia Atkinson, 32, mother of three from Manningham, Bradford. Killed on April 24, 1977.

– Jayne MacDonald, 16, a store clerk from Leeds. Killed on June 26, 1977.

Jean Jordan, 21, from Manchester, died between September 30 and October 11, 1977.

– Yvonne Pearson, 22, from Bradford. Murdered between January 20 and March 26, 1978.

Helen Rytka, 18, from Huddersfield. Murdered January 31, 1978.

– Vera Millward, 40, a mother of seven from Manchester, who was murdered on May 16, 1978.

– Josephine Whitaker, 19, a construction worker from Halifax. Killed on April 4, 1979.

Barbara Leach, 20, a college student who was murdered on a walk in Bradford on September 1, 1979.

Marguerite Walls, 47, a Leeds civil servant who was murdered on August 20, 1980

– Jacqueline Hill, 20, a college student, who was found in Headingley on November 16, 1980.

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