John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge
John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge Part 1 premieres Sunday, August 18 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT. Part two premieres Monday, August 19 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT
A violent, drunken and abusive father sends a seemingly innocent and happy child in John Wayne Gacy down a dark and sinister path. Running from home and looking for escape Gacy works at a mortuary where he literally sleeps with the dead. Later, despite a marriage, two children and volunteering as a party clown Gacy’s evil side begins to take over. He cruises the streets looking for young victims who he kills and buries in a crawlspace graveyard beneath his home. Gacy’s shocking and depraved real story unfolds in the four-hour, two-night special John Wayne Gacy: Killer Clown’s Revenge with police investigators and experts recounting how Gacy’s wife and many others suspect he’s up to evil but thanks to his political connections and clown persona, Pogo, no one realizes the depths of his sinister crimes. Detective Joe Kozenczak takes on the case and uncovers Gacy’s hidden and disturbing past discovering shocking evidence linking him to the deaths of dozens of young men and boys. With 24-hour surveillance and a vital search warrant investigators are led into Gacy’s house where the putrid odor from his makeshift morgue tells everyone the deadly truth. Gacy is found guilty of 33 counts of murder and sentenced to death as punishment for one of the most horrific killing sprees in American history.