John Wayne Gacy was a brutal serial killer from Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a rough environment as a child, which ultimately created a monster. In his lifetime, Gacy killed thirty-three young boys, and assaulted many others. He was charged with twelve counts of murder, and was sentenced to death row. He was killed by lethal injection.
Below is a Youtube video of the song "John Wayne Gacy Jr." by Sufjan Stevens. The lyrics highlight some of Gacy's troubles in his lifetime.