Welcome Back Super Sleuths! For those of you following this week’s cold case of BTK that was solved many years later, let’s check out your answers.
The location is Wichita, Kansas. The timeline is 1974-1991. A killer was on the loose that killed more than 10 victims during this 18 year span. Fifteen years had come and gone since his first murder. The BTK killer was no technological slouch.
The public was in a panic. The case had grown cold, but with the same anguish the ruthless deaths weighed on the conscious Then something unexpected happened in 2006 that gave the police the break they had been looking for.
What break in the case allowed the Police to catch the culprit?
The correct answer is:
D. They traced evidence of his location from a floppy disc and verified his identity from comparing a group of handwritten letters to his handwriting.
If you’d like to read more about how they nabbed this killer, you can find more details here.
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