Tom Riddle kills Hepzibah Smith, framing her house-elf, Hokey

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After doing so, he steals Slytherin’s locket and Hufflepuff’s cup – items he later uses to make Horcruxes.

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We don't know exactly when this happened, but it is probably within a couple of years of Voldemort's leaving Hogwarts. It's possible this happened later than 1946 or 1947 [Y-34 or Y-33], but unlikely that it happened sooner.

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Tom Riddle kills Hepzibah Smith, framing her house-elf, Hokey
Date circa July, 1947
Type of Event Wizarding world

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