The 74-year-old was serving a life sentence when he died.
An inquest into the death of the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe, will be held later, 10 months after he died.
Sutcliffe, who murdered 13 women in the 1970s, died with Covid-19 last November.
He was also suffering from diabetes and heart disease.
The 74-year-old was serving a life sentence.
Inquest to take place into Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe's death https://t.co/Dmd6A62UcA— Irish Examiner (@irishexaminer) September 22, 2021