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They Were Under Gacy's Home. Now, a Push to ID Them

John Does No. 10 and 13 are some of the 6 who remain unidentified
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 24, 2018 1:43 PM CDT
Renewed Effort to Identify 2 John Wayne Gacy Victims
Composite photo of John Does No. 10 and 13.   (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

(Newser) – The quest to identify all of John Wayne Gacy's victims has not flagged. Authorities on Monday released facial reconstructions of what John Doe No. 10 and John Doe No. 13 may have looked like in a bid to erase the John Doe part of the equation, reports CBS News. Both men's remains were recovered in late December 1978 from the crawl space of Gacy's Norwood Park, Ill., home. Both were white men who were in their late teens or very early 20s and died in the 1972 to 1978 time period, and both had a somewhat distinguishing characteristic.

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John Doe No. 10 had suffered a left clavicle injury that had healed before his death. John Doe No. 13 had an upper tooth that was displaced behind another tooth. "It is possible that this characteristic would have been noticeable to others that knew him well," per the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, whose forensic artist created the drawings. Six of Gacy's 33 victims remain unidentified. (Read about one victim identified in 2017.)

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