Thu, Aug 04

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Hancock Town Library

Deep Water - book reading

A brutal murder. An unsolved crime. A secret kept hidden for 100 years.

Deep Water - book reading

Time & Location

Aug 04, 7:00 PM

Hancock Town Library, 25 Main St, Hancock, NH 03449, USA

About the event

In the waning days of World War I, William K. Dean was brutally murdered, his body hog-tied and dumped in a rainwater cistern on his farm in the quiet town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Was the murderer his wife, suffering from dementia? Was it his best friend, a politically powerful judge? Or was it a former tenant, suspected by many of being a German spy? Kenneth M. Sheldon will read from Deep Water – Murder, Scandal and Intrigue in a New England Town,

the first in-depth examination into the murder and its aftermath in the town of Jaffrey. Free and open to the public.

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