Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, 1945) is an American serial killer known as BTK (an abbreviation he gave himself, for "bind, torture, kill"), the BTK Strangler or the BTK Killer. Between 1974 and 1991, he killed ten people in Wichita and Park City , Kansas , and sent taunting letters to police and media outlets describing the details of his crimes.
Oct 13, 2017 · Dennis Rader. Known as ‘BTK’ - which stands for bind, torture, kill - Dennis Rader murdered 10 people in the Wichita, Kansas area from 1974 to 1991, often leaving clues to taunt authorities.
Dennis Rader, in full Dennis Lynn Rader, byname BTK or BTK Killer, (born March 9, 1945, Pittsburg, Kansas, U.S.), American serial killer who murdered 10 people over a span of three decades before his arrest and confession in 2005. He called himself BTK because he bound, tortured, and killed his victims. Rader was raised in Wichita, Kansas.
Feb 9, 2022 · Dennis Rader is a serial killer from Kansas, US. He was arrested in 2005 for crimes committed between 1974 and 1991, and is serving ten consecutive life sentences at a Kansas prison. Rader, who is now 76, called himself “The BTK”, which stands for “Bind, Torture, Kill”.
Aug 13, 2021 · Dennis Rader tormented his Kansas community with a string of murders and taunted the police who couldn't solve his crimes. But he blew his own cover through an insatiable desire for attention.
Dec 6, 2022 · Dennis Rader lived a double life as a devoted family man and a sadistic killer. Rader regularly attended church services with his family at the Christ Lutheran Church, where his wife sang in the choir and he served as president of the congregation. Rader's son was a member of the Cub Scouts, and Rader soon became a troop leader. In this role, Rader, who by that time had already killed two children, taught young boys how to tie knots similar to the ones he used to bind his victims.
Aug 28, 2022 · For 30 years, Boy Scout troop leader and church council president Dennis Rader was secretly the BTK murderer — while looking like the perfect family man to his neighbors in Kansas. Dennis Rader was the president of his church congregation as well as a loving husband and a doting father.