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Kansas Police Hold Suspect in 'BTK' Serial Killings

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Kansas Police Hold Suspect in 'BTK' Serial Killings

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Kansas Police Hold Suspect in 'BTK' Serial Killings

Kansas Police Hold Suspect in 'BTK' Serial Killings

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Police in Kansas arrest a man they believe to be the "BTK" killer, a suspect in 10 unsolved murders that date to the 1970s. Wichita police say the man they're holding is 59-year old Dennis L. Rader, a municipal worker in nearby Park City. The "BTK" killer taunted authorities with notes, and gave himself his own nickname, bragging that he would "bind, torture and kill" his victims.