Episode 7: Did John Wayne Gacy Act Alone?

If you’re a true crime fan, you’ve heard all about the lone-wolf killer John Wayne Gacy, the ‘killer clown’ who assaulted and murdered 33 boys and young men. But did you know he might have had accomplices? Tori investigates a rumor about the Gacy case brought to her attention by a Red Flags listener, Damon, who called in to the Red Flags hotline. In an interview with Chicago lawyer Steven Becker, Tori finds out there might be much more to the Gacy case than any of us thought. We also touch on the new Richard Ramirez documentary on Netflix that lots of folks are watching.

Show Notes

Links:

“Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer” - Streaming now on Netflix

The Clown and the Candyman” Podcast - Listen now wherever you get your podcasts

The Clown and the Candyman” Special - Streaming now on Discovery+

1992 CBS2 Interview with John Wayne Gacy

29 Below by Jeff Rignall

Post-Conviction DNA Testing, Actual Innocence, and Cold Cases” by Steven Becker in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2016

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