Paula Dietz Bio, Age, Dennis Radar, Kerri Rawson, Children

Paula Dietz Biography

Paula Dietz is an American citizen who is best known as the ex-wife of American serial killer, Dennis Radar, who is also known as BTK or the BTK Strangler. Paula worked as a bookkeeper.

Paula Dietz Age

Paula is 70 years old as of 2018. She was born on 5 May 1948 in Park City, Kansas, United States.

Paula Dietz Dennis Radar

Paula married Dennis Radar in May of 1971 when she was 23 years old and Dennis was 26 years old. By then Paula worked as a bookkeeper and Dennis worked for reputable companies like ADT Security Services.

They lived in the small town of Park City, Kansas and Dennis Radar was a Cub Scout leader and they were devout Lutherans. The couple also had two children; a son Brian and a daughter Kerri.

The family would then learn of what a monster Dennis had been after he was arrested in February of 2005 in connection with several murders. Paula was devastated and she fled the state did not appear at his court hearings, and filed for an emergency divorce, which waived mandatory waiting periods. She was later granted the divorce.

Paula Dietz Photo

Dennis Rader was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder on February 28, 2005. News sources, on March 5 claimed to have verified by multiple sources that Rader had confessed to the 10 murders he was charged with, but no other ones.

Later on March 1, his bail was set at US $10 million, and a public defender was appointed to represent him and on May 3, the judge entered not-guilty pleas on Dennis Rader’s behalf, as Rader did not speak at his arraignment. However, on the scheduled trial date, June 27, Dennis Rader changed his plea to guilty, described the murders in detail, and made no apologies.

At his sentencing, on August 18, Dennis Rader apologized in a rambling thirty-minute monologue that the prosecutor likened to an Academy Awards acceptance speech.

He was sentenced to 10 consecutive life sentences, with a minimum of 175 years. By then Kansas had no death penalty. Dennis was later to the El Dorado Correctional Facility, on August 19.

Paula Dietz Children | Paula Dietz Kerri Rawson

Paula and Dennis Rader had two children; Brian and Kerri. Kerri Rawson, since her father’s arrest, has become an advocate for victims of abuse, crime, and trauma, by sharing her journey of hope, healing, faith, and forgiveness.

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