John Wayne Gacy: A Serial Killer

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John Wayne Gacy is a serial killer who killed 33 people in total. He was born on May 17th 1942 in Chicago where he was physically and verbally abused by his father. Since this age he showed unusual behaviours and avoiding society, but then was determined that he has a psychological disorder. He moved to Los Angeles and was living a normal life however he started showing his real face in 1968 where he raped a young, male employee. After he got out of the jail he started collecting pornographies featuring men. Later on he moved to Chicago again. He was well known as “Pogo the Clown” from the children as he often planned a party for kids and did charity talk shows. He was very popular among people for his delightful personality. People thought …show more content…

"They were just a bunch of worthless little queers and punks." (John Wayne Gacy, 1978) “I’ve had photos of 21 of the victims and I’ve looked at them all over the years here and I’ve never recognized anyone of them." (John Wayne Gacy, year unknown) He called a random person and persuaded them to drink alcohol. After they have been close, he always used a “trick” which he said that he is going to do a magic show. He put a chain on their arm and raped them. But he does not feel guilt for what he had done, but was a vice versa where he was feeling satisfied by getting his needs. Few years after he got captured, the police showed him photos of the victims but said that he does not remember any of the face of the victim so he did not commit crime. Therefore Gacy definitely showed interpersonal …show more content…

When he was 6, he already had poor behaviour where he stole a toy from a store but returned it and apologized after getting caught by his mother. He had few friends in his school but was bullied by some classmates and neighbours. When he was in Grade 4, he experienced blackout. He lived his life at the hospital from 14 to 18 therefore was not able to go to school. When he was little, he had psychological problems so he was said to take a psychiatric evaluation which took 17 days. The doctor then determined that he had antisocial personality disorder which the treatments would not

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