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Brit 'Batman' Drops Bad Guy Off to Cops

Costumed man hauls suspected burglar to station

(Newser) - It seems Batman has moved beyond Gotham City. The superhero caught a suspected burglar in Bradford, north England, Reuters reports, and helpfully dropped the him off at the police station. "The person who brought the wanted man into the station was dressed in a full Batman outfit," said... More »

Remains ID'd as 2nd Likely Victim of Ripper Scholar

Part of missing prostitute found in river

(Newser) - Forensic experts in Britain have confirmed that a small piece of human tissue recovered from a river near Bradford belongs to missing prostitute Shelley Armitage. Parts of another prostitute had earlier been found nearby, along with a bag containing knives and a hacksaw. Criminology student Stephen Griffiths—who identified himself... More »

'Tool Kit' Found Near Hookers' Remains

Ripper scholar calls himself a 'cannibal'

(Newser) - Forensics experts are examining a suitcase filled with tools found near the suspected remains of murdered hookers linked to a British "Jack the Ripper" scholar. Stephen Griffiths, 40, who dubbed himself the ''Crossbow Cannibal" last week in court, has been charged with the dismemberment murder of 3 prostitutes in... More »

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