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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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Charles Patrick Ewing

Oxford University Press

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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