.During 2004 and 2005, he also left packages with more clues around, including a computer disk. That disk helped lead authorities to Rader's church. They also noticed his white van on security tapes of some of the package drop-off areas.
Rader was arrested on February 25, 2005, and later charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder. Rader pled guilty to all of the charges on June 27, 2005. As part of his plea, he gave the horrifying details of his crimes in court, and without remorse of emotion. Rader is currently serving 10 life sentences in a Kansas prison.
Dennis L. Rader, the BTK killer, murdered 10 people around Wichita, Kan., between 1974 and 1991, and taunted police with letters about his deeds. The acronym stood for “bind, torture, kill,” the strangler’s preferred method of murder. Rader was captured in 2005 when he sent police a floppy disk from the church where he served as president of the congregation council.
Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, 1945) is an American serial killer who murdered 10 people in Kansas), 1974 - 1991. He is known as the BTK killer which stands for “Bind, Torture, Kill.” He wrote letters describing the killings to police local media. After a hiatus in the 1990s-early 2000s, Rader resumed sending letters in 2004, leading to his 2005 arrest and conviction. He is serving 10 consecutive life sentences at El Dorado Correctional Facility.