Ellen's daughter Jo proves to the Winchester brothers Ash taught her well to research a case file, notably on a Philadelphia apartment building where young blond female residents disappear since about 80 years, but after so many years the police never considered a serial killing. Dean reluctantly takes the case which seems genuine when Sam finds ectoplasm, but even covers for Jo when she follows them and quickly rents the room of the latest victim, understands when he finds she's hell-bent on 'hunting', even serving as bait, because it's her way to feel closer to her late dad, who once was a partner of pa Winchester. Ellen shows them the building is next to a former prison, the list of executed murderers includes the real name of H.H. Holmes, the first-ever American to be dubbed a serial (at the time 'multiple') killer. After searches for hidden rooms, like in Holmes' Chicago 'hell house' which had traps as well as dungeons for his sadistic slow murders, Sam figures out after Jo has ... Written by
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Handwriting samples from Holmes and Jack the Ripper's "From Hell" letter at least 97% matched. The reason these murders are attributed to Holmes is due to at least a few of them being killed by mutilation of their organs. It is thought only a surgically trained doctor could pull this off. Mysteriously, these murders took place during a blind spot in Holmes's recorded history. This has led many, including some of Holmes's descendants, to believe That H. H. Holmes is, indeed, Jack the Ripper. If this is true, Elizabeth Stride would have been another victim of his. See more
Among the research and paperwork on a table regarding H. H. Holmes and his crimes is a black and white photo of a dead woman. However, the photo is not of one of Holmes' many victims, it's of Elizabeth Stride, one of Jack the Ripper's victims. See more
You weren't really joking about coming, were you?
[Sam and Jo look at each other in the back seat
How about some music?
[He turns on the radio, Foreigner is playing
You're as cold as ice...
[Ellen immediately turns it off
[Quietly to himself
This is going to be a long ride.
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Cheap Trick See more