How Killer Edgar Smith Duped Many, Including William F. Buckley Jr., Into Believing He Was Innocent
In 1971, Edgar Smith Jr. became a free man after spending more than 14 years on death row for the 1957 murder of 15-year-old Victoria Zielinski. In 1976, he was sent back to prison for attempted murder, where he remained until he died at age 83.
John Wayne Gacy's Execution: What Were the Serial Killer's Final Days Like?
Read about the death of the businessman and children's entertainer, who liked to dress as 'Pogo the Clown' and was convicted in March 1980 of murdering 33 boys and young men, making him the worst serial killer in American history at the time.