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Search Underway (BTK Killer)
KAKE ^ | 2/25/05

Posted on 02/25/2005 3:56:17 PM PST by TexKat

February 25--KAKE News has learned a "person of interest" is being questioned in connection with the BTK case.

A search of a Park City home is underway.

An FBI spokesperson in Kansas City says agents are assisting Wichita police with an investigation.

Stay with KAKE News for updates on this breaking story.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: btk; btkkiller; dennis; killer; rader; serial; wichita
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Possible Suspect Questioned in BTK Serial Killer Case - ABC News
1 posted on 02/25/2005 3:56:17 PM PST by TexKat
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To: TexKat

Oh good, hopefully they've got the son of the Devil, lowlife, miserable excuse for a human.


2 posted on 02/25/2005 3:59:08 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys-Reagan and Bush)
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To: TexKat

Where is Park City?


3 posted on 02/25/2005 3:59:51 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys-Reagan and Bush)
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To: TexKat

bttt


4 posted on 02/25/2005 3:59:56 PM PST by kcvl
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To: MEG33; No Blue States; mystery-ak; boxerblues; Allegra; Eagle Eye; sdpatriot; Dog; DollyCali; ...
CNN Breaking News:

Just waiting for DNA results on "a person of interest" that is presently being questioned in the BTK killer case.

Ping

5 posted on 02/25/2005 4:00:02 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: yldstrk
Betcha they say he was a Great Neighbor....
6 posted on 02/25/2005 4:00:39 PM PST by cmsgop (No Moleste Por Favor !!!!!!!!! No Moleste, Por Favor !!!!!!!!!)
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To: yldstrk
Where is Park City?

Northern suburb of Wichita.

7 posted on 02/25/2005 4:01:27 PM PST by okie01 (A slavering moron and proud member of the lynch mob, cleaning the Augean stables of MSM since 1998.)
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To: cmsgop

What the heck kind of tagline do you have today.


8 posted on 02/25/2005 4:01:47 PM PST by Dog (FReepers-- - -- --- We are a battery of 80,000 bullsh*t-seeking missiles.)
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To: TexKat

FNC has it now


9 posted on 02/25/2005 4:01:52 PM PST by Gabz (Wanna join my tag team?)
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To: yldstrk
Where is Park City?

Park City, north of Wichita

10 posted on 02/25/2005 4:01:54 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: TexKat

Shep on Fox..

long-time City worker, married with grown children,, president of a church org or such..


11 posted on 02/25/2005 4:02:02 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... The War on Terrorism is the ultimate 'faith-based' initiative.)
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worker is one of two city dog catcher


12 posted on 02/25/2005 4:02:36 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ...... The War on Terrorism is the ultimate 'faith-based' initiative.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I think they just said an arrest has been made


13 posted on 02/25/2005 4:02:45 PM PST by Gabz (Wanna join my tag team?)
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To: Dog; All

CNN announcing that a press conference will be held tomorrow morning.


14 posted on 02/25/2005 4:02:52 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: TexKat

Hope this is it.


15 posted on 02/25/2005 4:02:59 PM PST by DoctorMichael (The Fourth Estate is a Fifth Column!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: TexKat

Possible Suspect Questioned in BTK Serial Killer Case
Police Search Home That May Be Linked to Case
By RICHARD ESPOSITO

Feb. 25, 2005 — Police are questioning a possible suspect in the BTK serial killer case that has terrorized Wichita, Kan., for decades, ABC News has learned.

The person, who was taken into custody at about noon today, has not been charged in the case.

BTK — the nickname, which the killer coined, stands for Bind, Torture, Kill — has been linked to eight unsolved homicides that occurred in Wichita between 1974 and 1986.

The killer remained silent for 25 years until last March, when authorities believe he sent The Wichita Eagle a letter that detailed an unsolved 1986 slaying and contained the victim's driver's license and photos of her body. BTK has since sent various letters to police and the media that have been authenticated by the FBI.

ABC News has learned that along with this significant development in the BTK serial killer case, a search is under way of a home in Park City, north of Wichita, that also may be linked to the killer.

Although investigators had no confirmation yet that the person being questioned is in fact the killer, police do say they are questioning "a person of interest" and that person is clearly being treated as suspect. Additional law enforcement sources say this person is one who is a very strong suspect.

However, investigators are expected to proceed carefully in their investigation. They have been flooded with false leads over the years and want to make sure that no mistakes are made as they try to bring a decades-old manhunt to a conclusion.


16 posted on 02/25/2005 4:03:05 PM PST by kcvl
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To: cmsgop
Betcha they say he was a Great Neighbor

He is the President of a Church (whatever that means) married, father, and dog catcher.

17 posted on 02/25/2005 4:04:18 PM PST by msnimje
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To: Dog
It means "Do Not Disturb" next time you go to a Hotel or Motel look at that little card they hang on the door and thats do not Disturb in Spanish.
18 posted on 02/25/2005 4:04:24 PM PST by cmsgop (No Moleste Por Favor !!!!!!!!! No Moleste, Por Favor !!!!!!!!!)
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To: TexKat

On Fox,too. He is one of the town's dog catchers they said.


19 posted on 02/25/2005 4:04:25 PM PST by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES)
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To: yldstrk

Don't get your hopes up. I live in Wichita, and they have "shocking new developments" every week. They had a person of interest a couple of months ago, they blew it out of proportion, national media showed up, they searched the guy's house, and now I think he is suing because of all the damage done to his reputation.

Don't get me wrong. I hope they have the guy. I just don't trust these reporters to get anything right. They always go for the sensationalist angle, and they rarely have anything.


20 posted on 02/25/2005 4:04:45 PM PST by teenyelliott (Soilent green is made of liberals...)
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To: cmsgop
LOL!

Why did I even ask.....LOL!

21 posted on 02/25/2005 4:05:39 PM PST by Dog (FReepers-- - -- --- We are a battery of 80,000 bullsh*t-seeking missiles.)
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To: msnimje

Dog Catcher Explains the "Bind" part, maybe


22 posted on 02/25/2005 4:05:39 PM PST by cmsgop (No Moleste Por Favor !!!!!!!!! No Moleste, Por Favor !!!!!!!!!)
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To: teenyelliott

OK. Like your tagline. How can some support a family as a dogcatcher?


23 posted on 02/25/2005 4:07:40 PM PST by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys-Reagan and Bush)
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To: teenyelliott
Don't get me wrong. I hope they have the guy.

According to Fox the police have announced a news conference for 10am and they've named it a "BTK" conference.

The FBI is also involved so maybe they're confident.

24 posted on 02/25/2005 4:09:59 PM PST by aculeus (This is not a tag line.)
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To: MEG33; All
BTK Back Story Archive -KAKE
25 posted on 02/25/2005 4:13:10 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: aculeus
The FBI is also involved so maybe they're confident.

CNN is saying that they are confident.

26 posted on 02/25/2005 4:14:54 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: cmsgop

They said he is a head of a church. whatever that means


27 posted on 02/25/2005 4:20:06 PM PST by mlbford2 ("Never wrestle with a pig; you can't win, you just get filthy, and the pig loves it...")
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To: MEG33
He is one of the town's dog catchers...

Ah-Ha! - this is straight from his profile, If they find a guitar it must be him.

- He was worked at jobs that are below his intelligence level, which is above average. He would always take a safe course at work and do his best to be admired by his superiors, much as he worked at being a “parent pleaser” in his youth.

- He probably plays a stringed instrument, like a guitar, but not particularly well. This would have been of interest to him in his twenties but probably not long after that.
28 posted on 02/25/2005 4:26:30 PM PST by keat
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To: yldstrk

29 posted on 02/25/2005 4:30:17 PM PST by csvset
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To: NormsRevenge

Did he ever live in the Bay Area...(Zodiac)


30 posted on 02/25/2005 4:35:45 PM PST by tubebender
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Police Question 'Person Of Interest' In BTK Serial Killer Case

FBI Agents Converge On Park City Home

POSTED: 4:54 pm CST February 25, 2005

UPDATED: 5:56 pm CST February 25, 2005

WICHITA, Kan. -- Police have received a possible break in the BTK serial killer investigation.

KMBC's Peggy Breit reported that a man was questioned Friday, although Wichita police are not calling him a suspect, only a "person of interest."

Police and FBI agents converged on the home of a 59-year-old suburban Wichita man Friday morning. The man being questioned is a city inspector in Park City, which is seven miles north of Wichita.

BTK stands for bind, torture and kill. It's a nickname the killer gave himself. BTK has been linked to eight unsolved murders between 1974 and 1986

The case resurfaced in recent months when police and media outlets received notes purportedly from the killer.

One source told KMBC that DNA testing led investigators to question the Park City man.

Wichita police said they will hold a news conference at 10 a.m. Saturday to make an announcement about the BTK case.

31 posted on 02/25/2005 4:45:38 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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32 posted on 02/25/2005 4:47:41 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (I was Lucy Ramirez when being Lucy Ramirez was't cool.)
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Mayor announces BTK news conference

Updated 6:15 p.m.

Wichita Mayor Carlos Mayans announced this afternoon that a news conference concerning the BTK investigation will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday.

District Attorney Nola Tedesco Foulston and Chief of Police Norman Williams will be there.

The announcements followed an afternoon of police activity in Park City.

A Wichita Police bomb unit truck, two SWAT trucks, FBI and ATF officers and other law enforcement were deployed in Park City near the intersection of I-135 and 61st Street North.

The activity has been centered on a residential area north of the fast-food restaurants and other businesses that line 61st street.

Neighbors said law enforcement vehicles began appearing about 11 a.m., a bomb crew arrived about 11:30 a.m., and the area was filled with officers by noon.

A woman on the block says one of her neighbors was taken away by officers early in the day.

There was no explosive, police confirmed, and at 6 p.m., the bomb squad truck pulled out.

In downtown Wichita this afternoon and evening, several uniformed officers have been standing outside Wichita City Hall, including on the top of the parking garage adjacent to the building, which houses the Police Department.

For more on this story, visit Kansas.com for updates, and see Saturday's Eagle.

33 posted on 02/25/2005 4:54:37 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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BTK Strangler

No other killer has terrorized Wichitans more.

34 posted on 02/25/2005 5:03:33 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: yldstrk
Dunno, but if his kids are older (which they would have to be as I think they put this guy in his sixties), it's pretty cheap to live in Park City. Most of the houses are around $60 or 70,000.00.

And if I was stuck in the wilderness with a conservative and a liberal and I was starving, I'd sure eat the lib first.tee hee
35 posted on 02/25/2005 5:10:17 PM PST by teenyelliott (Soilent green is made of liberals...)
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Breaking BTK News Alert Wichita Kansas Serial Killer May Be in Custody

Americas Amber Alert News Center (California USA) -- Potential breaking news in the Wichita Kansas serial murders. BTK ... Bind Torture Kill person of interest has been arrested for questioning and the Police have called a press conference Saturday.

Thirty year case may be near a close in Kansas. DNA has been taken from the suspect and results will come soon.

FBI has interviews with community members, family members, victims families while the labs are working overtime tonight to compare forensic samples with crime scene evidence.

BTK — Bind Torture Kill initials given as the nickname, which the killer coined. BTK has been linked to eight unsolved homicides in Wichita area between the years 1974 and 1986.

BTK breaking news in this case as police announced a search is under way of a home in Park City, north of Wichita, where they hope to tie evidence to crime scene evidence and forensic samples from the murders. If positive this may linked this strong person of interest to the killer

Team Amber Alert Breaking BTK Bind Torture Kill Arrest Made In Wichita Kansas.

Posted on Friday, February 25 @ 18:36:31 CST by CAadvisory

36 posted on 02/25/2005 5:11:51 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: TexKat

Bloggers over at Kansas.com are saying there's some connection to this church: http://www.christ-lutheran.org/people/


37 posted on 02/25/2005 5:28:46 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (I was Lucy Ramirez when being Lucy Ramirez was't cool.)
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To: TexKat

Thanks for all your efforts...I want to toss out something..and first, up front, I have NO, ZERO, NADA, ZILCH knowledge of criminal profiling, but I did sleep through a freshman psychology course in 1964.....if, for whatever reason, he wants to get caught, the behavior of this guy, a master manipulator.. would suggest that he would first turn himself in at a TV station..give them a whole bunch of interviews....then arrange to have them document his surrender to the police...


38 posted on 02/25/2005 5:47:03 PM PST by ken5050 (The Dem party is as dead as the NHL..)
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To: TexKat

you have MAJOR FReepmail


39 posted on 02/25/2005 6:06:16 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (I was Lucy Ramirez when being Lucy Ramirez was't cool.)
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To: hispanarepublicana
Thanks hispanarepublicana, I just checked it out and I see what you are saying.

I am searching on that name, but have not come up with anything thus far.

You do good work!!!

40 posted on 02/25/2005 6:34:45 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: TexKat

This is very close to where my daughter lives. She called a few hours ago to tell me they think they have him.


41 posted on 02/25/2005 6:41:14 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: TexKat

tex: do a searc of the name w/out qotes and w/ the name 'panama city' and gospel and music....read the WHOLE history of the place...how does that jive w/ btk's 'dry spell'?


42 posted on 02/25/2005 6:42:21 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (I was Lucy Ramirez when being Lucy Ramirez was't cool.)
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To: hispanarepublicana
I already did hispanarepublicana, but I cannot put the person of interest and that panama site together yet, but it sure seems to fit.

BTW CNN just interviewed a woman that was almost one of BTKs victim, and she stated that his picture was up on the website earlier that has now been taken down (the same one that you private mailed me about).

On a different site did you see the his resignation?

43 posted on 02/25/2005 6:59:17 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: TexKat

i sure did...i emailed you the 'panama' link....


44 posted on 02/25/2005 7:02:18 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (I was Lucy Ramirez when being Lucy Ramirez was't cool.)
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To: hispanarepublicana

At the bottom of the resignation that was from May 20, 1998.


45 posted on 02/25/2005 7:04:45 PM PST by TexKat (Just because you did not see it or read it, that does not mean it did or did not happen.)
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To: hispanarepublicana; TexKat

Hey, that's not fair!! Y'all stop it.


46 posted on 02/25/2005 7:09:29 PM PST by eyespysomething (Vous pouvez vous rendre au garde de securite!)
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To: hispanarepublicana

The link doesn't work any more.

??


47 posted on 02/25/2005 7:11:37 PM PST by eyespysomething (Vous pouvez vous rendre au garde de securite!)
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To: eyespysomething

Did anyone see the neighbor of the suspect on Greta?


48 posted on 02/25/2005 7:15:13 PM PST by tapatio (Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.)
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To: tapatio

No, I rarely can stomach Greta. What did he say, the guy was a great neighbor who he couldn't imagine was the killer?


49 posted on 02/25/2005 7:17:11 PM PST by eyespysomething (Vous pouvez vous rendre au garde de securite!)
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To: eyespysomething

If I recall he said the guy and his wife were very nice people.He lives across the street from them .I think he said BTK worked for the parks dept.


50 posted on 02/25/2005 7:19:58 PM PST by tapatio (Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.)
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