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Tantalising letters by a Jack the Ripper suspect in which he disclosed he was suffering from a sexually transmitted disease at the time of the prostitute murders have come to light for the first time.<br />
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Prince Albert Victor, who was Queen Victoria's nephew, was identified many years ago as a suspect for the notorious Whitechapel murders, allegedly exacting revenge for contracting syphilis from a prostitute.<br />
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The theory has been debunked over the years due to a lack of evidence that he had ever had the STD - until now.<br />
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Two confidential letters by the prince - the Duke of Clarence and Avondale - to his surgeon show he was suffering badly from gonorrhea, most likely from a prostitute.