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Speaker to discuss John Wayne Gacy case

Published: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 10:32 a.m. CDT

Retired Chief of Police Joe Kozenczak will speak about the John Wayne Gacy case at Northern Illinois University at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Campus Life Building, room 100, DeKalb.

John Wayne Gacy was a serial killer from Des Plaines in the 1970s. He murdered 33 boys and hid their bodies in his basement. At the time, Kozenczak was a lieutenant for the Des Plains Police Department. Kozenczak took interest in Gacy after a boy from the local high school went missing. He was the lead investigator for the case.

Learn about the specifics of the case, as well as about a career in law enforcement. This event is open to the public.

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