Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# John Wayne Gacy

All time
# francis alexander
Victim of US serial killer John Wayne Gacy identified
Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977.
# DNA evidence
Police have identified another victim of American serial killer John Wayne Gacy
Gacy was an amateur clown who is remembered as one of history’s most bizarre killers.
# Review 2011
Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes
From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.
# Alive
Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years
John Wayne Gacy, executed in 1994 after his conviction for murdering 33 young men, was America’s worst serial killer.