YORKSHIRE Ripper Peter Sutcliffe will not be charged with any further offences, police have confirmed.

Sutcliffe, who is serving 20 life terms for murdering 13 women and attempting to kill seven more, was interviewed by detectives about widespread allegations he may have been responsible for more attacks.

But, yesterday, Detective Superintendent Jim Dunkerley of West Yorkshire Police said: “We continue to review and, where possible, reinvestigate all unresolved homicides and serious sexual assaults to bring offenders to justice and to bring much-needed closure to the victims and their families.

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“The undertaking of such work understandably creates interest within the media and wider public.

“At this moment in time, West Yorkshire Police have no intention to seek a CPS decision to charge Peter Sutcliffe with any further matters.”

Two years ago, the force confirmed it was continuing to review cases listed in a 1982 report, written by Sir Lawrence Byford about the flawed Ripper investigation, in which it was claimed Sutcliffe could have been responsible for 13 other offences.