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  • Serial Killer : John Wayne Gacy

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    One of America notious serial killer is John Wayne Gacy also known as the clown man . John Wayne was born on March 17, 1942 in , Chicago ,illnois. he is son ofMarion Elaine Robinson and John Stanley Gacy. John is the only boy and he is the second oldest out three kids. He is of polish and Danish heritage Gacy and his siblings grew up with a drunken father who would beat the children with a razor strap if they would misbehave. He came from a middle class family . at the age of 11 john

  • John Wayne Gacy

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    The naked corpse of Frank Landingin was found in the Des Plaines River. At the time of the discovery police were not yet aware of Gacy's horrible crimes and the case was still under investigation. But, investigators found Landingin's driver's license in Gacy's home and connected him to the young mans murder. Landingin was not the only one of Gacy's victims to be found in the river. Also, on December 28th, police removed from the Des Plaines River the body of James Mazzara, who still had his underwear

  • John Wayne Gacy Abusive Father

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    John Wayne Gacy Jr. A man who went through so much as a child will carry out the trauma through his adult life. He will ruin people’s lives and take some as he goes. An abusive father created the monster who would be known as John Wayne Gacy. When John Wayne Gacy was younger he grew up with a father, a loving mother, and two caring sisters. “John Gacy faced an abusive childhood and conflict over his sexuality,” states the Editors of His abusive father is part of the reason he

  • John Wayne Gacy Biography

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    John Wayne Gacy, Jr. was born March 17, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to both his parents John Stanley Gacy and Marion Elaine Robinson. He was a very quiet child who kept himself involved in some way. was not popular but he was well-liked by his peers at school and boy scout activities. To everyone on the outside looking in, Gacy seemed to have a perfectly normal childhood life but it was the total opposite. At the age of 11, gacy was hit in the head by a swing set while playing and it caused blood

  • Essay on John Wayne Gacy

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    When investigating officers paid a visit to 8213 West Summerdale Avenue, Des Plaines, they followed the unpleasant smell to a trap door that led to the crawl space under Gacy's house. On Friday, December 22, 1978, Gacy finally confessed to police that he killed at least thirty people and buried most of the remains of the victims

  • John Wayne Gacy: Clown Murderer

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    Owen Callahan Mrs. Wargacki Forensic science 12 May 2017 John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy, better know as the Clown murderer, had a very colorful past that was full of up and downs. I will be discussing his early and late life along with his killing spree and trial finally I will be analysing his neurological behavior and analysing his psychopathic tendencies that were never fully put together in his court case. Gacy was born on March 17th 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. He was the second child

  • Ted Bundy : Nature And Nurture Theory

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    However, there are a select few as we saw within Ted Bundy’s case that they did not come from an abusive background. He grew up in a very loving home, with two very loving, and caring parents, so why did he still become a “monster?” From the studies, and interviews with him, he says that it is because of the pornography he was introduced to when he was young that put the thoughts of rape into his head. Yet, even though he personally said that it was the porn that enticed his interests, it is still

  • Infamous serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, was born on March 17, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. Gacy,

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    A police search of Gacy’s house in Des Plaines, Illinois, on December 21, exposed evidence of his involvement in numerous abominable acts, including murder. John Wayne Gacy, it would later be determined, had murdered thirty-three boys and young males, the majority of whom had been buried under his dwelling and garage, while around four to five other victims would be recovered from the nearby Des Plaines River. The victims were lured to Gacy’s dwelling with the promise of

  • John Stanley Gacy, A Engineer And World War I Veteran

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    Marion Elaine Robinson, a pharmacist, and John Stanley Gacy, a mechanic and World War I veteran, were married on January 7, 1939. On March 17, 1942, the couple gave birth to their second child, and only son, John Wayne Gacy in Edgewater Hospital, Chicago Illinois. Gacy was reportedly born with a congenital heart defect, an enlarged heart. John Sr. suffered with severe alcoholism, believed to stem from his military service in World War I. As a toddler, Gacy watched his father physically abuse his

  • John Gacy : Where Did The Story Take Place?

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    Where did the story take place? Describe the setting - The story took place in John Gacy’s home in Chicago, Illinois. This is where he would lure his victims for sexual favors, then later on, murder them. Gacy worked as a fast-food chain manager during the 1960s and became a self-made building contractor and Democratic precinct captain in the Chicago suburbs in the 1970s. Well-liked in his community and a clown performer at children's parties, Gacy also organized cultural gatherings. He was married