John Wayne Gacy is a cruel serial killer. Looking at the murders of Gacy is enough to keep a fearless man awake at night. Gacy was a murderer in the making. “Gacy was born March 17, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois to an alcoholic, often abusive World War I Veteran and a homemaker.” Gacy’s cruel murders stemmed from, not only pure evil, but also from his childhood. Gacy was often beat with a razor strop for anything that was seen as wrong in his father’s eyes.
Authorities have been trying to uncover evidence to Hoffa’s location. The mystery behind Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance can be summed up into two theories: Hoffa was murdered by the Mafia so they could take control of the union, and that he left the mob business and lived out the rest of his life under an assumed name Lots of people know the mystery behind Hoffa, but don’t know how his life was before the mob. Jimmy Hoffa spent his childhood in Clinton, Indiana, the same place were Hoffa first
From 1888 to 1891, a killer stalked the streets of London, praying on prostitutes and young women. The killer’s real name is unknown, but the press dubbed him, “Jack-the-Ripper”. Eleven people turned up dead near the Whitechapel district, giving the killings their name. Though, many believe that Jack had only killed five of those victims, which are now called, “The Canonical Five.” Despite that, I will explain all of the events. The first death was Emma Elizabeth Smith.
Dahmer went so far with these killings that he kept some parts of the bodies as souvenirs such as, their genitals, tongues, and skulls. It wasn’t until July 22, 1991 when Jeffrey was captured, after one of the men he was planning on murdering escaped and told police about the incident. Dahmer was not always as twisted as he was when he was older. His childhood was full of people disliking him because he was strange. Dahmer was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 21, 1960 to parents Lionel Dahmer and Joyce Dahmer.
He was also suspected of having committed two murders (Maclean 68). “Just as things were getting too hot for Capone in New York, he was invited to Chicago by Torrio, who said he needed a trusted man to help him run Big Jim Colosimo’s empire. Capone left for Chicago on the next train” (Maclean 68). “Prohibition became law in 1920 and soon bootlegging, the biggest racket of its time, was launched. It was destined to bring untold wealth to a few and unbridled violence and death to many” (Maclean 68).
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.
The Zodiac Killer is the most notorious serial killer in the world. He was running rapid in northern California in the late 1960 's to the early 1970 's. To this day the Zodiac Killer’s identity is unknown. The Zodiac Killer can be connected to at least 5 murders, but he may have committed more. He killed couples in isolated places.
George “Baby Face” Nelson was a notorious gangster raining from Chicago. Baby Face Nelson was born under the government name “Lester Joseph Gillis” but took up the nickname “Baby Face” Nelson due to his looks and small stature. Nelson is a person that would most likely be put under the title “infamous” istead of “famous” due to his gruesome crimes and many bank robbings. Nelson’s long rap sheet consisted of accidental shooting; theft; robbery; murder; kidnapping; and assault with intent to kill. By the time he met Helen(Nelson’s wife), Nelson was working at a Standard oil station in his neighborhood which doubled as the headquarters for a group of young tire thieves, known normally as "strippers".
For instance, he once turned a four million dollar courthouse into a twelve million dollar courthouse through fraudulence. The Tweed Ring became exposed with the help of city patricians, The New York Times, and assorted political enemies within both parties, with varying motives. When The Tweed Ring was exposed, New York estimated William ‘The Boss’ Tweed’s services costed them somewhere between forty million dollars and one hundred million dollars. Initially, Tweed and his associates were sentenced to prison for twelve years, yet were released in 1875. Later on, William ‘The Boss’ Tweed would find himself in another jail cell, due to later charges, dead on April 12, 1878.
He later escaped while being transported to a trial on another bank robbery. Some say it was an inside job. He then joined the Dillinger Gang and robbed banks with them. On July 22, 1934, Baby Face was ambushed by the FBI and killed outside of the Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park in Chicago. A quote that summed up Nelsons life was, “It’s like the doctor said: ‘Crime doesn't pay” (Crime)!