John Wayne Gacy: 40 years later

Roe Conn

FILE – This 1978 file photo shows serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Cook County Sheriff Sheriff Tom Dart plans to provide an update on a years long effort to identify unnamed victims of Gacy Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Chicago. Dart will discuss the investigation that he launched in 2011. His office exhumed the skeletal remains of eight of at least 33 young men Gacy stabbed or strangled in the 1970s. (AP Photo/File)

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40 years ago, one of America’s most brutal serial killers was arrested. John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978, burying most of the victims in the crawl space beneath his home. Sam Amirante, who was Gacy’s defense attorney joins Roe & Anna to discuss what could possibly be going through the mind of a monster.

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