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John Wayne Gacy

Gacy exhumations help identify another unrelated victim

An effort to identify remains of young men killed by John Wayne Gacy in the 1970s has led to a break in the case of a teenager found shot to death in San Francisco 36 years ago, the latest in nearly a dozen cases either advanced or closed by the attempt to match DNA with exhumed Gacy victims. The Cook County Sheriff's office announced Wednesday that DNA tests revealed a "genetic association" between the remains of the teen, Andre "Andy" Drath, and his half-sister, Dr. Willa Wertheimer, who submitted her DNA to the office in 2011. Gacy, one of the most notorious serial killers in American history, was executed in 1994. In 2011, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's...