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

3MaleCaucasianUSATerritorialSexualUnknown2000 (Suicide)

Blog Posts

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…

Continue reading...