Thursday 28 October 2021

Shocking Murder! Investigating Suspicious Death in Victorian Ripon

28 October 2021
Online talk: Thursday 28 October 7pm

In 1874, two savage murders rocked Ripon. In both cases, the formal murder investigation began with an inquest. In this talk, Sophie Michell will discuss how Victorian coroners worked, and how inquests formed the basis of a murder trial. Sophie Michell is a postgraduate student at the Open University, studying the Victorian coroner's court in Peterborough. Her research focuses on…

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