The Ripper Murdered My Mum

The Ripper Murdered My Mum

BBC One

Remembering a mother stolen by The Yorkshire Ripper

On 30th October 1975, Sonia McCann woke her five year old brother Richard to tell him their mother Wilma hadn’t come home. They were soon to discover she had become the first victim of Peter Sutcliffe – The Yorkshire Ripper. Thirty years after the death of their mother, The Ripper Murdered My Mum tells the story of Richard and Sonia’s journey to find out more about her and to finally take away Sutcliffe’s control over their lives.