MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 24 Jan 2022 22:56:00 +0000 Another victim of John Wayne Gacy is identified http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/e499f98d63bb418c89adf9e1963f428d Authorities in Illinois have identified another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s. They believe Francis Wayne Alexander of North Carolina was killed by Gacy in 1976 or 1977. (Oct. 25) e499f98d63bb418c89adf9e1963f428d Mon, 25 Oct 2021 21:40:53 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC 7 CHICAGO; NO ACCESS CHICAGO; NO USE BY U.S. BROADCAST NETWORKSWLS- NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT ABC 7 CHICAGO; NO ACCESS CHICAGO; NO USE BY U.S. BROADCAST NETWORKSMaywood, Illinois - 25 October 20211. Photos of Francis Wayne Alexander on display at news conference++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++2. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff:"We're here today to announce that we have identified yet another one of the victims of John Gacy's massacres, and that victim is Wayne Alexander."3. Poster with pictures of Alexander on display at news conference++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++4. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff:"Wayne - as he liked to be called - got married, he moved to Chicago in February of 1975, he divorced shortly thereafter, and shortly after that, no one heard from Wayne again."5. Close of victim's photo on poster at news conference++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED++6. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff:"His family thought that he wanted just to be left alone. There was no missing persons file, nothing.It was the typical painstaking work of finding out when Wayne was last seen. Tax records, parking tickets, that we were able to put this all together combining it with the DNA."7. Poster on display at news conference++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED++8. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff:"We were able to narrow the window when we believe he was killed by John Gacy because of where his body was positioned in the crawl space."9. Poster on display at news conference++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY COVERED++10. SOUNDBITE (English) Tom Dart, Cook County Sheriff:"And then we have parking tickets that go from January of 1976. And so it was in that window sometime that Wayne was targeted by John Gacy and subsequently killed."++ENDS ON SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:Authorities say a North Carolina man who moved to Chicago was one of the victims of John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said at a news conference Monday that Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 and early 1977.Alexander was one of eight Gacy victims whose remains were buried without police knowing who they were.Dart's office exhumed those remains in 2011 in the hopes that DNA testing could help. Five victims now remain unidentified.In a statement, Alexander's sister, Carolyn Sanders, thanked the sheriff's office for giving the family some "closure." Authorities in Illinois have identified another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s. They believe Francis Wayne Alexander of North Carolina was killed by Gacy in 1976 or 1977. (Oct. 25) Another victim of John Wayne Gacy is identified