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InsanityMurder, Madness, and the Law$
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Charles Patrick Ewing

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326130

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.001.0001

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John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

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(p.51) 4 John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
Source:
Insanity
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Charles Patrick Ewing

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.003.0004

This chapter examines the case of John Wayne Gacy who from 1972 to 1978 killed at least 30 boys and young men, most of whom he then buried in a 30-inch crawl space beneath his Chicago home.

Keywords:   insanity defense, John Wayne Gacy Jr, homicide

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