FOUR Decades Later Another John Wayne Gacy Victim Identified

On Monday, October 25th, 2021, the Cook County Sheriff’s Department announced they identified the remains of Francis Wayne Alexander, a North Carolina native who was found in Gacy’s crawl space on Dec. 26, 1978.

Authorities believe Gacy killed Alexander, who would have been 21 or 22 at the time, between early 1976 and early 1977.

He was identified through DNA evidence and genealogical databases and DNA evidence was conducted through a tooth.

Francis Wayne Alexander

Francis’ family was notified and was quoted as saying the following –

“It is hard, even 45 years later, to know the fate of our beloved Wayne,” Wayne’s family said in a statement. “He was killed at the hands of a vile and evil man. Our hearts are heavy and our sympathies go out to the other victims’ families. Our only comfort is knowing this killer no longer breathes the same air as we do.”

John Wayne Gacy was an American serial killer and sex offender known as the Killer Clown who assaulted and murdered at least 33 young men and boys. Gacy regularly performed at children’s hospitals and charitable events as “Pogo the Clown” or “Patches the Clown”.

John Wayne Gacy timeline: The efforts to recover, name his 33 victims -  Chicago Tribune

We’ve talked about Gacy on our podcast in episode 33 back in April – you can listen below if you’d like to!
It’s a wild story and one that has been told many times – but Gacy always creeps us out.

Here’s to being able to identify more victims of Gacy and others that have passed through the years and not been able to be identified.

#33 – Killer clowns Bring Me Nightmares

Honestly – I’ve never liked clowns and when I learned of Gacy …. whenever I learned of him then I knew clowns were a definite no go.
Not a fan of clowns.

Gacy – AKA Pogo the Clown

He not only had ONE clown persona but two.
Pogo was a nice clown and Patches was the darker clown persona.
I mean if that’s not creepy then I don’t know what is.

But he was a smart man with a good work ethic and he did work hard for his life – he just also made some bad, bad, bad decision….. really bad.
He is one of the most known serial killers but his story always just blows my mind.

Come hear what we have to say about Gacy and why I hate clowns forever and ever.