Tag: Dennis Rader
Why Did BTK Keep Photographic Evidence of His Crimes?
Over nearly two decades, Dennis Rader murdered at least 10 people in the Wichita, Kansas area under the pseudonym BTK ('Bind, Torture, Kill'). But despite his repeated taunts to the police and media, investigators were unable to hone in on a suspect.
Why Do Some Serial Killers Stop Killing? It Might Be Hormonal
Some studies claim male sexual-homicide offenders over age 50 are rare—murders committed by them account for only 0.5 percent of sexual homicides in the U.S.—which may be due to steep declines in their testosterone levels. But could a decline in testosterone really put a halt to a killer's murderous spree?