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Dennis Rader. The BTK Killer. By: Stephanie Leif. Background Info. Born March 9, 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas Oldest of four sons As a child he tortured animals and he had a sexual fetish for women’s underwear Attended Butler County Community College and Kansas Wesleyan University

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Dennis rader

Dennis Rader

The BTK Killer

By: Stephanie Leif


Background info

Background Info.

  • Born March 9, 1945 in Pittsburg, Kansas

  • Oldest of four sons

  • As a child he tortured animals and he had a sexual fetish for women’s underwear

  • Attended Butler County Community College and Kansas Wesleyan University

  • He later attained his bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice

  • Spent four years in the U.S. Air Force


What was the crime

What was the crime?

  • He killed 10 people


When did it take place

When did it take place?

  • All of his killings took place between 1974-1991

  • He was not charged with murder until February 28, 2005


Who were the victims

Who were the victims?

  • Joseph Otero (January 15, 1974)

  • Julie Otero (January 15, 1974)

  • Joseph Otero JR. (January 15, 1974)

  • Josephine Otero (January 15, 1974)

  • Kathryn Bright (April 4, 1974)

  • Shirley Vian (March 17, 1977)

  • Nancy Fox (December 8, 1977)

  • Marine Hedge (April 27, 1985)

  • Vicki Wegerle (September 16, 1986)

  • Dolores E. Davis (January 16, 1991)


Why did he do it

Why did he do it?

  • Ever since Rader was a child he had fantasies about binding, torturing, and killing women

  • He claims that there is an unavoidable force that makes him do things, he calls it ‘Factor X’

  • Rader also believes he is possessed by demons


How did he get caught

How did he get caught?

  • When people started forgetting about the BTK killer Rader started sending letters to the victims families and news stations in the area

  • On February 16, 2005 he sent a floppy disk to KSAS-TV

    • Police found embedded information that was erased from the disk, one of the documents was named “Dennis” and another was named “Christ Lutheran Church”

    • Rader was unaware that police could find this information even if it appeared to be erased

  • Police searched Christ Lutheran Church for Dennis, and Dennis Rader came up

  • The police gathered evidence and DNA samples from his family members

  • They linked Rader to the murders and he was taken into custody on February 25, 2005


What psychological disorder did he have

What psychological disorder did he have?

  • Rader is considered a psychopath

    • Psychopath: a person who is incapable of empathy for other beings

    • This person has no problems hurting others, no guilt, shame, or remorse


What sentence did he get

What sentence did he get?

  • Rader was sentenced to life imprisonment with no parole for 175 years

    • Equal to 10 consecutive life sentences


Article

Article

  • http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8929452/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/who-btk-killer/


Videos

Videos

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXa_YreEFEs

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C6Gi3hzNCA


Work cited

Work Cited

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Rader

  • http://dennisraderbtk.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/03/02/btk.investigation/index.html

  • http://www.freewebs.com/thebtksite/btkvictim.htm

  • http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8929452/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/who-btk-killer/


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