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New appeal in 1972 unsolved 'ripper' case

"Ripper" was sprayed onto the living room wall of the rape and murder victim in the 1970s.

Ms Whelan was a

Ms Whelan was a "popular" and "attractive" CND activist (Credit: PA)

Date - 5th January 2017
By - John Toner - Police Oracle
A new appeal for information has been launched about the rape and murder of a woman in 1972 who was found with the word “ripper” sprayed onto her living room wall. Amala Ruth De Vere Whelan was strangled to death with a stocking on...
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