Dennis Lynn Rader (March 9th, 1945 - ) is an American serial killer and one time mass murderer known for killing at least 10 people in and near Wichita, Kansas. All the killings were done between 1974 and 1991. He was known as the BTK killer, which stood for his catchphrase "Bind, Torture, Kill". Included among his 10 known victims were 2 children, 8 females, and 2 males. He received 10 consecutive life sentences in 1994 and his last communication with the media was in 2005.