Found victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy that he killed 39 years ago
During the fifteen years serial killer John Wayne Gacy roamed the streets of Chicago in search of young, vulnerable boys and men to lure to his house at Norwood Park.
It is believed that in the period from 1972 to 1978 Gacy killed at least 33 men. After 40 years, six of these men are still not identified. Recently, the authorities of cook County found another victim of the maniac, he was James "Jimmy" Byron Haakenson.
Haakenson was 16 years old when he left his home in St. Paul, Minnesota, in search of a different life in a bigger city in 1976, chef, cook County, Thomas Dart told reporters Wednesday. The teenager came to Chicago in early August and I called my mom August 5, 1976 to tell her that he came. It was the last time she heard her son.
Police believe Gacy killed Haakenson shortly after he called home, it is quite possible, on the same day. Unknown, as was found, Haakenson and GeSI. Gacy was known to have searched the areas around Chicago, looking for men who were gay, lonely or seeking work. He lured people to his home false pretenses, often offering them money, drugs, alcohol or work. He then persuaded them to sexual violence, then tortured and killed.
For 39 years the body of Haakenson was not identified as Victim No. 24. In 1970-e years the police could identify the victims using dental records only. The head of the cook County removed the jaw of the eight unidentified victims Gacy, before burying them on the County cemeteries, said Dart.