Agreement reached on BTK request
07/01/2005 12:00 AM
03/27/2012 11:27 AM
Admitted BTK serial killer Dennis Rader can now receive mail directly from journalists and have contact with a Topeka woman who's working on the story of his life.
Sedgwick County prosecutors and public defenders agreed with the request Rader made on Monday, and Judge Greg Waller sign off on the agreement without a formal hearing on Friday.
The Topeka woman, Kristen Casarona, had been corresponding with Rader since March. After her letters, some 500 pages of them, were subpoenaed by prosecutors and she was named as a witness, Waller then ordered Rader to have no further contact with her. Casarona said none of her letters from Rader discussed his crime.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.