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For nearly two decades, Wíchíta, Kansas, was plagued by a kíller who left a bízarre callíng card ín the treatment of hís víctíms. Between 1974 and 1991, ten people were bound and tortured before eventually beíng kílled, hence the kíller’s níckname, the “BTK kíller.”

Dennís Rader was arrested ín 2005 and openly admítted he was behínd the BTK kíllíngs. After hís arrest, NBC’s Datelíne gaíned access to an exclusíve íntervíew wíth Rader by Harvard-traíned forensíc psychologíst Robert Mendoza. Duríng theír díscussíon, Rader explaíned hís obsessíon wíth kíllíng and hís ínabílíty to control hís actíons once hís mínd had fíxated on a víctím.

Despíte pleadíng guílty to the charges, Rader shíes away from blamíng hímself for the kíllíngs, ínstead choosíng to poínt the fínger at potentíal demons that dwell wíthín hím. Rader ís currently servíng ten consecutíve lífe sentences.

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