Tag: John Wayne Gacy
Margaret Press, co-founder of DNA Doe Project, spoke with A&E True Crime about how investigative genetic genealogy helped identify Francis Wayne Alexander as Victim No. 5 of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Read about the death of the businessman and children's entertainer, who liked to dress as 'Pogo the Clown' and was convicted in March 1980 of murdering 33 boys and young men, making him the worst serial killer in American history at the time.
What is evil—and how do we measure it? Is it more evil to abduct and torture a stranger for days before ultimately letting them go, or to fatally shoot a spouse in a fit of jealous rage? We speak to clinical psychologist Dr. Gary Bucato, co-author of the new book, 'The New Evil,' about how he determined what acts are more evil than others and why serial killers aren't all categorized the same way.