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Call helped link Eyler to slayings
Chicago Tribune (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Chicago, Ill.
Author: O'Brien, John
Date: Dec 16, 1990
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Some members of the gay community in Indianapolis, where the task force was headquartered, told police the macho, broad-shouldered [Larry] Eyler "projected violence" during sex acts. Eyler, then 31, was known in the gay community for his good looks and hot temper.

Last week-11 murders later linked to Eyler-with Eyler on Death Row in Illinois, he was again in court, this time charged with murder in Vermillion County, Ind., 115 miles southeast of Chicago.

Eyler's confession of murder, given in a plea agreement to avoid a sentence of death in Indiana's electric chair, followed a renewed investigation of the 1982 crime and publication of a book, "Freed to Kill," linking Eyler to multiple murders.

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