Yorkshire Ripper will die in jail
YORKSHIRE Ripper Peter Sutcliffe must spend the rest of his life behind bars, the High Court ruled today.
The decision was announced by Mr Justice Mitting, sitting in London.
Now known as Peter Coonan, the 63-year-old former lorry driver, from Bradford, West Yorkshire, was convicted at the Old Bailey in 1981.
He received 20 life terms for the murder of 13 women and the attempted murder of seven others in Yorkshire and Greater Manchester.
- What do you think? Should the Ripper be let out, or has the right decision been made?