John W. Hopkins

John W. Hopkins was convicted of the murder of two teenage girls, and the kidnapping and attempted murder of a third. He is also suspected to have been responsible for Joanne Pecheone’s murder.

Hopkins died in prison of suicide.

Demographic Info

AKAVictimsSexEthnicityCountryTypeMotivationBirthDeath
3MaleCaucasianUSATerritorialSexualUnknown2000 (Suicide)

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John W. Hopkins Accused of Joanne Pecheone’s Murder

on February 12th, 2011 in Serial Killers by | 13 Comments

Nineteen-year-old Joanne Pecheone was walking home from school in East Utica the afternoon of January 12, 1972. She was later found having been raped and stabbed to death along a hilltop trail. On Friday, nearly forty years later, Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara says that John W. Hopkins was…

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