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Walsh in September 2008, filming for America's Most Wanted at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment
|Born||December 26, 1945
Auburn, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University at Buffalo|
|Television||America's Most Wanted
The Hunt with John Walsh
The Justice Network
In Pursuit with John Walsh
|Spouse(s)||Revé Drew-Walsh (1971–present)|
|Children||4, including Adam (d. 1981)|
|Awards||Operation Kids Lifetime Achievement Award
John Edward Walsh Jr. (born December 26, 1945) is an American television personality, criminal investigator, victim rights advocate, and the host/creator of America's Most Wanted. He is known for his anti-crime activism, with which he became involved following the murder of his son, Adam, in 1981; in 2008, the late serial killer Ottis Toole was officially named as Adam's killer. He was part-owner of the now defunct National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington, D.C. He also anchors an investigative documentary series, The Hunt with John Walsh, which debuted on CNN in 2014.
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