Detective Sergeant Patrick Enright (J-division, Bethnal Green).
Born 1849, joined Metropolitan Police in 1874, warrant no.58207. Resigned in 1890 following a tubercular infection.
Sergeant Enright was given temporary charge of Nichols' body in the mortuary, giving strict instructions that it should not be touched before the arrival of a medical official. Nonetheless, the body was stripped by Robert Mann and James Hatfield by the time Dr. Rees Ralph Llewellyn was recalled to the mortuary.
- Inquest report, Daily Telegraph, 4th September 1888
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