Walter Dew: The Man Who Caught Crippen

Walter Dew: The Man Who Caught Crippen

Nicholas Connell


To this present day the identify of Dr Crippen is universally acknowledged as the most notorious within the annals of crime and his notoriety is moment in basic terms to that of Jack the Ripper. It was once the task of 1 guy to trap either Crippen and Jack the Riper. His identify was once Walter Dew. Dew was once a detective constable within the Whitechapel legal research division through the Ripper research and famously the 1st officer on the scene of the terrible homicide of Mary Kelly. His transatlantic chase and eventual trap of the fugitive Dr Crippen and his mistress Ethel Le Neve made him the main celebrated detective on the planet. Even at the present time his identify is well known and he has featured in different movies and works of fiction. in line with unique examine and utilizing a lot hitherto unpublished fabric, Walter Dew: the fellow Who stuck Crippen tells the complete, awesome tale of Dew's existence, from his humble beginnings as a seed product owner's clerk to leader inspector at Scotland backyard in control of the main celebrated homicide research of the 20 th century.

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