BTK Story

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BTK: The Story Abstract Dennis Lynn Rader was born to Dorothea Mae and William Elvin Rader on March 9, 1945. Otero was found murdered in his home alongside three of his family members. Joseph Otero 's wife was beaten, choked and bound before Rader killed her. Rader 's next "BTK" victim was a 21-year-old named Kathryn Bright.

Similarly to Rader 's first set of victims, she had been bound with a cord, somewhat clothed and had been choked and stabbed numerous times.

Rader 's last two victims were 28-year-old Vicki Wegerle, and 62 year old Dolores Davis.

Rader 's killing spree had come to a halt shortly after his last two victims, Vicki Wegerle, and Dolores Davis.

In 2004 the investigation became interesting…show more content…
Next, there was 25-year-old Nancy Fox. It was reported that Fox had been strangled at her home with her own stockings. Rader also left his famous “fingerprint” on her body, which was partially clothed and strangled with a telephone cored. Marine Hedge, who lived on the same street as Rader, was reported missing by her loved ones back in April of 1985. Investigators found her body eight days later on an abandoned road. Hedge had been strangled, and then chocked with a pair of women’s pantyhose. Hedge was 53. Rader’s last two victims were 28-year-old Vicki Wegerle, and 62 year old Dolores Davis. Wegerle’s husband discovered her strangled body in bed. Wegerle was abducted from her hometown in January of 1991 and found thirteen days later underneath a bridge. Davis had been strangled, and her feet, knees, and hands were all bound with pantyhose. Rader’s killing spree had come to a halt shortly after his last two victims, Vicki Wegerle, and Dolores Davis. In 2004 the investigation became interesting after Rader sent an anonymous letter to the authorities, declaring accountability for a killing that had not formerly been recognized as the work of the “BTK” killer. Investigators took DNA samples from underneath the victim’s fingernails. DNA tests started soon afterwards along with hundreds of male samples of DNA in hopes of finding the serial killer. Overall, around 1,300 samples of DNA were acquired then a court later
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