John Wayne Gacy
Gacy was among the most prolific serial killers in American history. From 1972 to 1978, he lured or forced 33 teenage boys and young men — some of whom he…
Though she loved the brother she knew, Karen says she hates the part of him that committed the crimes. "I had always said to my husband and my family that if any appeal ever worked, I'd see to it that he never walked the face of the earth again," she says. "That's said because I did love him as a brother, but I didn't like anything about what he did. "
Thirty-five years after Chicago's infamous "killer clown" was convicted for murdering 33 men, eight of John Wayne Gacy's victims remained unidentified. Jason Moran, Cook County's one-man cold case unit, has made it his mission to find those names, exposing what has been called our criminal justice system's "silent mass disaster."
Letter From Infamous Killer John Wayne Gacy Found In the letter, Gacy complained about the defense he had received at trial, declaring he should have gone “with my gut feeling and got a defense attorney who would have investigated the case, and not sold me out for the money and the glory.” He did not explain the bodies found in his crawl space and surrounding property, focusing instead on what he said was a miscarriage of justice.
Jeff Rignall as he appeared after escaping John Wayne Gacy. He was beaten up, repeatedly raped by Gacy and an accomplice who was never identified, and chloroformed so many times it caused him serious liver damage. Just describing his ordeal, years later, was so devastating for him that he puked on the witness stand
The team of Des Plaines Police investigators who broke the case of notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy, Jr., all of whom are no longer with the department and some are deceased. In the front row from left are, the late detective James Pickle, detective James Ryan, officer Michael Albrecht; back row from left, officer David Hachmeister, the late detective James Kautz, officer Ronald Robinson, Sgt. Joseph Kozenczak, Sgt. Walter Lang, the late detective Ronald Adams, detective Rafael Tovar,
John Wayne Gacy's house 1978 - American serial killer & rapist who sexually assaulted & murdered at least 33 teenage boys & young men between 1972 & 1978.He buried 26 of his victims in the crawl space of his home,3 others elsewhere on his property & discarded the remains of his last 4 known victims in a nearby river.He was executed in May 1994.He became known as the "Killer Clown" due to his charitable services at fundraising events,parades & children parties where he'd dress as Pogo the Clown