Dennis Lynn Rader (* 9. März in Pittsburg, Kansas) ist ein US-amerikanischer Serienmörder, der als BTK-Killer bekannt wurde. Dennis Lynn Rader (* 9. März in London) ist ein US-amerikanischer Serienmörder namens BTK (eine Abkürzung, die er sich für "binden, foltern, töten". 30 Jahre nachdem der der Fall um den berüchtigten BTK-Killer (Bind, Torture and Kill) zu den Akten gelegt wird, schreibt ein Journalist einen Artikel in einer.
Dennis Lynn Rader alias BTK: Der Killer, der sich selbst zur Strecke brachteDennis Lynn Rader (* 9. März in Pittsburg, Kansas) ist ein US-amerikanischer Serienmörder, der als BTK-Killer bekannt wurde. Jetzt ansehen: ▶️ Dennis Lynn Rader: Der BTK-Killer und viele weitere ▶️ Filme aus dem Genre Crime findest du im Online Stream bei TVNOW. Dennis Lynn Rader ist ein US-amerikanischer Serienmörder, der als BTK-Killer bekannt wurde.
Dennis Lynn Rader Inhaltsverzeichnis VideoNikko Jenkins sentenced to death NBC News. Ein Journalist ruft in einer Lokalzeitung den Fall des berüchtigten, aber nie gefassten BTK-Killers wieder in Erinnerung. Rader attended Kansas Wesleyan University after high school, but received mediocre grades and dropped Knochenbrecher Gerd Groon after Cinemaxx Rhein Ruhr Zentrum year. Ihn als Massenmoerder zu bezeichnen ist falsch, denn er selbst hat niemand umgebracht. Born in in Pittsburg, Kansas, Dennis Rader went on to live a double life: Devoted family and company man by day, he also terrorized the Wichita, Kansas, area as the "BTK killer" — for "bind. Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, ) is an American serial killer who murdered 10 people in Sedgwick County (in and around Wichita, Kansas), between and He was known as the BTK killer (or the BTK strangler), which stands for "bind, torture and kill" and describes his modus operandi. Dennis Lynn Rader, a.k.a. "The BTK Killer" or "The BTK Strangler", is an American hebephilic serial killer, family annihilator, and stalker. Dennis Lynn Rader, born March 9, , was sentenced on Aug. 17, , on 10 convictions of first-degree murder, for deaths on Jan. 15, (4 counts), April 4, , March 17, , Dec. 8, In all facets of his public-facing life, Dennis Rader appeared to be just a "regular" guy. Born in , Dennis spent his childhood in the Wichita, Kansas area, and after a brief stint in the U.S.
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Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing. For most people, emotional words and scenes lead to heightened activity in the amygdala as the emotional sense of the situation overcomes them, often shutting down higher functions.
For psychopaths, the amygdala responds less powerfully to the same items and when it does respond it does so in step with higher cortical activity.
The cortex is the brain area associated with rational thought and interpretive functions. So, psychopaths presented with an emotional stimulus have to think about its meaning and rationally make sense of it in order to parse their response.
They do not feel the effects of others' fear, sadness, or pain, so they have to work to interpret their environment. This characteristic appears clearly in the allocution of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.
Standing in court before the judge, the victims' families, and the assembled press, Rader listened as the judge read out the details of his offenses.
Without blinking an eye, Rader stopped the judge at several junctures to correct some minor detail. Unmoved by the enormity of his crimes or the responses of the people gathered there, Rader makes almost casual responses to the facts in the case; at one point making mouth noises as he sought a precise fact.
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Später schrieb er sich an der Wichita State University ein, die er mit einem BA in Administration of Justice abschloss. Dennis 'Leben sah voll aus und er schien selbst für Hobbys keine Freizeit zu haben, aber die Wahrheit schockierte nicht nur seine Familie, sondern die ganze Welt.
Da Dennis als Monteur für Coleman Company Inc. Er nutzte diese Arbeit, um seinen Opfern zu folgen und Zugang zu ihren Häusern zu haben.
Er begann mit dem Mord, als die Familie Otero am Januar in ihrem eigenen Haus getötet wurde - die Eltern Julie und Joseph sowie ihre Kinder Josephine 11 Jahre und Joseph Jr.
Im selben Jahr tötete Dennis eine Frau namens Kathryn Doreen Bright; Sie war 21 Jahre alt. Später tötete er jedoch den jährigen Marine Wallace Hedge nach fast acht Jahren Inaktivität.
Dennis Rader wurde am Februar gefasst und verhaftet, als er in seine Kirche ging. Dennis gestand alle Morde und Paula wurde am selben Tag, an dem sie das Verfahren einreichte, im Notfall geschieden, da der Bezirksrichter von Sedgwick, Eric Yost, keine Minute zögerte, die Papiere zu unterschreiben, und die reguläre Frist von 60 Tagen ankündigte.
So basierte die Geschichte von Stephen King - 'Eine gute Ehe' - tatsächlich auf dem, was der Autor aus den Nachrichten und den Polizeiberichten über die BTK-Killergeschichte wusste.
Die Kurzprosa wurde in der Sammlung 'Full Dark, No Stars' veröffentlicht und als Grundlage für den veröffentlichten Film 'A Good Marriage' unter der Regie von Peter Askin mit Joan Allen und Anthony LaPaglia als adaptiert Paula und Dennis.
Ulli Lommel drehte seinen eigenen Dokumentarfilm über die Geschichte, der veröffentlicht wurde, und wurde der Dokumentarfilm 'Fest Mariä Himmelfahrt: Die Morde an der Familie Otero' von Marc Levitz und Felicia Banks produziert und inszeniert.
Kerri Rader wurde geboren und ahnte nie, dass ihr Leben eine Lüge sein würde. They were very lucky; a phone call save them. I was go-ng to tape the boys and put plastics bag over there head like I did Joseph, and Shirley.
And then hang the girl. God-oh God what a beautiful sexual relief that would been. Josephine,when I hung her really turn me on; her pleading for mercy then the rope took whole, she helpless; staring at me with wide terror fill eyes the rope getting tighter-tighter.
You don't understand these things because your not underthe influence of factor x. The same thing that made Son of Sam, Jack the Ripper, Havery Glatman, Boston Strangler, Dr.
Holmes Panty Hose Strangler OF Florida, Hillside Strangler, Ted of the West Coast and many more infamous character kill.
Which seem s senseless, but we cannot help it. There is no help, no cure, except death or being caught and put away.
It a terrible nightmarebut, you see I don't lose any sleep over it. After a thing like Fox I ccome home and go about life like anyone else.
And I will be like that until the urge hit me again. It not continuous and I don;t have a lot of time. It take time to set a kill, one mistake and it all over.
Since I about blew it on the phone-handwriting is out-letter guide is to long and typewriter can be traced too,. My short poem of death and maybe a drawing;later on real picture and maybe a tape of the sound will come your way.
How will you know me. Before a murder or murders you will receive a copy of the initials B. May you not be the unluck one!
How about some name for me, its time: 7 down and many more to go. I like the following How about you? K Arrest The BTK killer's last known communication with the media and police was a padded envelope which arrived at FOX affiliate KSAS-TV in Wichita on February 16, A purple, 1.
Also enclosed were a letter, a photocopy of the cover of a novel about a serial killer Rules of Prey and a gold-colored necklace with a large medallion.
Police found metadata embedded in a deleted Microsoft Word document that was, unbeknownst to Rader, still on the disk.
The metadata, recovered using the forensic software EnCase , contained "Christ Lutheran Church", and the document was marked as last modified by "Dennis".
A search of the church website turned up Dennis Rader as president of the congregation council. Police began surveillance of Rader.
Sometime during this period, police obtained a warrant for the medical records of Rader's daughter. A tissue sample seized at this time was tested for DNA and provided a familial match with semen collected at an earlier BTK crime scene.
This, along with other evidence gathered prior to and during the surveillance, gave police probable cause for an arrest. Rader was stopped while driving near his home and taken into custody shortly after noon on February 25, Immediately after, law enforcement officials, including a Wichita Police bomb unit truck, two SWAT trucks, and KBI, FBI and ATF agents, converged on Rader's residence near the intersection of I and 61st Street North.
Once in handcuffs, he was asked by an officer, "Mr. Rader, do you know why you're going downtown?
The church he attended, his office at City Hall and the main branch of the Park City library were also searched that day. Officers were seen removing a computer from his City Hall office, but it is unclear if any evidence was found at these locations.
After his arrest, Rader talked to the police for several hours. He stated he chose to resurface in for various reasons, including David Lohr's feature story on the case and the release of the book Nightmare in Wichita: The Hunt for the BTK Strangler by Robert Beattie.
He wanted the opportunity to tell his story his own way. He also said he was bored because his children had grown up and he had more time on his hands.
On February 26, , The Wichita Police Department announced in a press conference that they were holding Rader as the prime suspect in the BTK killings,.
Rader was formally charged with the murders on February 28, Legal proceedings Kansas reinstated the death penalty in The last known BTK killing was in , making all known BTK murders ineligible for the death penalty.
Even if later murders are linked to the BTK killer, it was originally unclear whether the death penalty would come into play, as the Kansas Supreme Court declared the state's capital punishment law unconstitutional on December 17, That ruling from the Kansas Supreme Court, however, was reversed by the United States Supreme Court on June 26, in the case of Kansas v.
Marsh , and the Kansas death penalty statute was upheld. The Sunday after his arrest, Associated Press cited an anonymous source that Rader had confessed to other murders in addition to the ones with which he was already connected.
When asked about the reported confessions, Sedgwick County District Attorney Nola Foulston said "Your information is patently false", but she refused to say whether Rader had made any confessions or whether investigators were looking into Rader's possible involvement in more unsolved killings.
On March 5, news sources claimed to have verified by multiple sources that Rader had confessed to the 10 murders he was charged with, but no additional ones.
On February 28, , Rader was formally charged with 10 counts of first degree murder. He made his first appearance via videoconference from jail. He was represented by a public defender.
On May 3, District Court Judge Gregory Waller entered not guilty pleas to the 10 charges on Rader's behalf, as Rader did not speak at his arraignment.
On June 27, the scheduled trial date, Rader changed his plea to guilty. He unemotionally described the murders in detail, and made no apologies.
On August 18, Rader faced sentencing. Victims' families made statements, followed by Rader, who apologized for the crimes.
He was sentenced to 10 consecutive life terms, which requires a minimum of years without a chance of parole.
Because Kansas had no death penalty at the time the murders were committed, life imprisonment was the maximum penalty allowed by law. On August 19, Rader was moved from the Sedgwick County Jail to the El Dorado Correctional Facility, a Kansas state prison, to begin serving his life sentence as inmate with an earliest possible release date of February 26, According to witnesses, while travelling the minute drive from Wichita to El Dorado, Rader talked about innocuous topics such as the weather, but began to cry when the victims' families' statements from the court proceedings came on the radio.
Rader is now being held in the EDCF Special Management unit, also known as solitary confinement, for "the inmate's own protection", a designation he most likely will retain for the remainder of his incarceration.
He is confined to the cell 23 hours a day with the exception of voluntary solo one-hour exercise yard time, and access to the shower three times per week.
Beginning April 23, , having reached "Incentive Level Two", Rader has been allowed to purchase and watch television, purchase and listen to the radio, receive and read magazines, and have other privileges for good behavior.
The victims' families disagreed with this decision. According to Rader's record in the Kansas Department of Corrections database, he had a Class Two disciplinary report concerning "mail" on April 10, Further investigation Police in Wichita, Park City, and several surrounding cities are looking into unsolved cases before, during, and after and in cooperation with the state police and the FBI.
In particular they are focusing on cases after when the death penalty was reinstated in Kansas. Moreover police in surrounding states such as Missouri and Oklahoma are also investigating cold cases which fit Rader's pattern.
The FBI, Air Patrol, and local jurisdictions at Rader's former duty stations are checking into unsolved cases during Rader's time in the service.
As of November , no other murders have been discovered that can be attributed to Rader. Evidence pertaining to the murders Because Rader did not contest his guilt, most evidence was not tested in court.
However, physical and circumstantial facts that would have corroborated Rader as the BTK killer include:. DNA analysis of BTK's semen and material taken from underneath the fingernails of victim Vicki Wegerle match the DNA profile of Dennis Rader.
Rader's grammar and writing style matches letters and poems received from BTK, though none of his communications were handwritten, but typed, stenciled, stamped with a stamp set or computer generated.
A pay phone that the killer used to report a murder in was located a few blocks from ADT Security Rader's workplace at the time.
Rader had attended Wichita State University in the s. Wichita Police Detective Arlyn G. Smith II and his partner George Scantlin traced BTK's photocopied communications to two photocopy machines, one at Wichita State University and a second copier at the Wichita Public Library.
BTK murder victim Kathryn Bright's brother Kevin, who was shot twice by BTK, reported that the killer had asked him if he had seen him at the university.
A poem in one of the killer's letters was similar to a folk song taught by a professor on that campus in that time period, though Rader himself dismissed any connection.
Rader lived on the same street as Marine Hedge, just houses away. The BTK killer's other victims were in and around central Wichita, except for his final victim Dolores Dee Davis, who lived a half-mile east of Park City.
Two of the victims Julie Otero and Kathryn Bright worked at the Coleman Company, though not during the same period that Rader worked there.
Rader worked at Coleman only a short time and not at the same location as the victims. Rader's 16 plus hour confession, given fully and freely after receiving multiple Miranda warnings and recorded on over 20 DVDs, in which he alluded to all 10 known murders in remarkable and grisly detail.
Semen found on Josephine Otero or near the bodies of his victims Josephine Otero, Shirley Vian and Nancy Fox was critical evidence linking Rader to the crimes, and DNA obtained from fingernail scrapings of Vicki Wegerle's left hand matched Rader's DNA, eliminating any doubt that he was her murderer.
Rader also sent trophies to police in his letters, and others were discovered in his office. Other cold cases in Kansas were reopened to see if Rader's DNA matched crime scenes, but Rader's confession was limited to the 10 known victims and police and prosecutors do not believe there were any more victims because of the extensive records and memorabilia he kept on each of his victims Post-arrest notoriety and profit On July 22, , a controversy erupted on CNN's Nancy Grace show over a poem that Dennis Rader had written that was passed on to someone who then sold it on an auction site that specializes in serial killer memorabilia.
The poem was titled "Black Friday", an ode to the day he was arrested. The poem expressed Rader's unhappiness about being caught, with one of the verses proclaiming, "The dark side of me has been exposed.
Massachusetts psychologist Robert Mendoza was hired by Rader's court-appointed public defenders to conduct an interview after he pleaded guilty on June NBC claimed Rader knew the interview might be on TV, but that was a false statement according to the Sedgwick County Sheriff's department.
Rader mentioned the interview during his sentencing statement. The Kansas Attorney General's office arranged for the settlement money to be distributed to families of the victims.
He was known as the BTK killer or strangler , which stands for B ind, T orture, and K ill, an apt description of his modus operandi. Letters were written soon after the killings to police and to local news outlets, boasting of the crimes and knowledge of details.
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