This article is pretty compelling even providing an eyewitness to Kosminski as Jack the Ripper. So, was the identity of Jack the Ripper known all along? Was his identity only kept quiet to prevent a much bigger problem?
Jewish immigrants heading to White Chapel had created issues amongst the citizens. What would happen if it was known that these heinous crimes were perpetrated by a Jew from Poland?
With Kosminski finally being committed to an insane asylum, he was no longer a threat to the public. So, was the naming of all these other suspects done just to throw off suspicion? I guess we will never know!