Halloween The Hampstead Murderess and True Crime Writing

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About This Event

Who was the woman speculated to be Jack the Ripper? True crime buffs won't want to miss this opportunity to learn the history of Mary Eleanor Pearcy, also known as the Hampstead Murderess, whose violent crimes led some inspectors to believe that Jack the Ripper may not have been a man after all.

Learn about her story and the craft of true crime writing from Hampstead Murderess expert, author and Associate Professor of Rhetoric & Writing Studies at Appalachian State University, Dr. Sarah-Beth Hopton.

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Public Programs


Adults & Seniors
October 25, 2022
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


This is held virtually.