Netflix Releases Trailer for Limited Docuseries ‘The Ripper’

Investigators and witnesses recall how a modern-day Jack the Ripper terrorized the north of England during the late 1970s.

Another true crime docuseries is on the horizon for Netflix. This time, the streaming service will chronicle a five-year reign of terror in Yorkshire. A trailer for The Ripper, was released today and, if you’ve never heard of this sick chap, his exploits earned him a moniker reminiscent of England’s most notorious killer.

You can check out an official synopsis and the trailer for The Ripper below. The series premieres December 16.

For five years, between 1975 to 1980, the Yorkshire Ripper murders cast a dark shadow over the lives of women in the North of England. 13 women were dead and the police seemed incapable of catching the killer. No one felt safe – and every man was a suspect.

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