Rader: That particular day I had some commitments. I left those, went to one place, changed my clothes, went to another place, parked my car, finally made arrangements on my hit kit, my clothes, and walked to that residence. After spending some time at that residence, it was very cold that night and I had some reservations about going in. I had cased the place before and she was in the house, so I finally just selected a concrete block and threw it through the plate glass window on the east and came on in.
Waller: Where is this residence located?
Rader: On Hillside, but I couldn't give you the address. It is probably 61... uh, 62 something.
Waller: North or south?
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Rader: North Hillside.
Waller: All right, so you used a concrete block to break a window?
Rader: Plate glass window, patio door.
Waller: What happened then?
Rader: Noise. I just went in. She came out of the bedroom and thought a car had hit her house. I told her that I was, uh, I used the ruse of that I was wanted, on the run. That I needed food, car, warmth and I asked her, I handcuffed her, I told her I would like to get some food, the keys to her car, talked with her a little bit, calmed her down a little bit, and eventually I checked... I think she was still handcuffed. I went back and checked out where the car was, simulated getting some food, odds and ends in the house like I was leaving, went back, removed her handcuffs, then tied her up, and then eventually strangled her.
Waller: You say eventually strangled her?
Rader: Well, after I tied her up I went through some things in the room.
Waller: You say you went through... were you looking for something?
Rader: Personal items.
Waller: Do you take personal items from every one of these incidents?
Rader: I did on the Hedge; don't remember anything on Vicki's place; the Oteros I got the watch and radio; Vian's, no, I don't think so; Fox, yes, I took some things from Fox. It was hit and miss. If it was a controlled situation, where I had more time, I took something, but if it was a confusion and other things, I didn't 'cause I was trying to get out of there.
Waller: All right, so in regard to the Davis matter, you went around, took some things; what did you do then?
Rader: I strangled her.
Waller: What did you strangle her with?
Rader: Panty hose. Kind of like Mrs. Hedge. I already figured out, I had a plan on leaving. I put her a blanket and drug her to the car, put her in the trunk of her car.
Waller: So you were able to strangle her to death with these panty hose?
Rader: Yes, sir.
Waller: So you put her in your car?
Rader: Her car... the trunk of her car.
Waller: What happened then?
Rader: I really had a commitment I needed to go to, so I moved her to one spot, I took her out of her car... this gets complicated, then the stuff I had -- clothes, guns, whatever -- I took that to another spot in her car, dumped that off. OK, then took her car back to her house, left that... let me think, now (makes popping noise with his mouth several times). OK, in the interim, I took her car back to her house. In the interim I realized I had lost one of my guns, dropped it somewhere. So I was trying to figure out where my gun was. So I went back in the house, realized I had dropped it. When I broke the plate glass window it dropped and fell on the floor right there. And I found it right there. So that solved that problem. Anyway, I went back out, threw the keys, checked the car real quick like, threw the keys on top of the roof. Walked from her car back to my car. Took my car, drove it back and I either dropped more stuff off or I picked her up and put them in my car. And then I drove up northeast of Sedgwick County, dropped her off underneath a bridge.
Waller: So, all of these incidents, these 10 counts occurred because you wanted to satisfy sexual fantasies. Is that correct?
Rader: Yes. Um hum.