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Serial killer BTK says prison cell searched amid cold-case probes; denies involvement

EXCLUSIVE: Dennis Rader, better known as the serial killer BTK, says prison guards tossed his cell and seized his belongings during a recent meeting with cold-case investigators.

Rader, who will spend the rest of his life behind bars, has been under investigation in Oklahoma in connection with the unsolved disappearance of Cynthia “Cyndi” Dawn Kinney, a 16-year-old cheerleader last seen leaving her aunt and uncle’s laundromat on June 23, 1976.

When Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden visited him at the El Dorado Correctional Facility in Kansas in late April with questions about the case, he told Fox News Digital two other unexpected investigators showed up, too.

A detective from Missouri he referred to only as “Show Me” and an investigator from Kansas he dubbed “Yellow Brick Road” asked him about the disappearance of Shawna Garber, 53, on Halloween in 1990.

SERIAL KILLER BTK REVEALS HE’S BEEN QUESTIONED AGAIN IN 1976 COLD-CASE KIDNAPPING OF CYNTHIA DAWN KINNEY

Cynthia Dawn Kinney in a black-and-white photo from 1976

Cynthia Dawn Kinney, shown in 1976, was last seen wearing blue jeans and a peach blouse as she left the Osage Laundromat and got into a beige Plymouth with two women in 1976. (National Missing and Unidentified Persons System)

“They brought a lot of info I could look over, codes, maps, my old BTK logs, etc.,” he told Fox News Digital. “I did sign a Miranda with them and grant of transactional Immunity.”

However, he added, he found another surprise when he returned to his cell.

BTK KILLER NOT INVOLVED IN OKLAHOMA COLD CASE, DAUGHTER SAYS, DESPITE REPORTS HE WAS QUESTIONED IN PRISON

Kinney Rader split

Cynthia Dawn Kinney was last seen on June 23, 1976, in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Dennis Rader, also known as the serial killer BTK for his method of using “bind, torture, kill” on victims, was active about two hours away in Wichita at the time and says he has now been questioned twice in the case. (National Missing and Unidentified Person System | Jeff Tuttle-Pool/Getty Images)

Rader told Fox News Digital that he committed only the 10 murders he confessed to after his arrest in 2005.

He had previously waived his Miranda rights and agreed to speak with Virden’s office and denied having been in Oklahoma at the time of Kinney’s disappearance.

Rader is serving consecutive life sentences in a Kansas prison for the 10 slayings between 1974 and 1991. According to the serial killer, he was inactive between the first slayings, which involved victims in two attacks in 1974, and the attacks on the third and fourth victims in 1977.

Dennis Rader frowns in court

Serial killer Dennis Rader, aka BTK, stands before Sedgwick County District Court Judge Greg Waller as sentencing is read on Aug. 18, 2005, in Wichita, Kansas. (Bo Rader-Pool/Getty Images)

Rader’s daughter, Kerri Rawson, told Fox News Digital she does not believe either cold case fits the distinct patterns of her father’s other murders, which involved stalking his victims, keeping journals, home invasion attacks and taking “trophies.”

She said she has no knowledge of him having reason to be in Oklahoma in June 1976 and noted that Halloween in 1990 came on a weekday.

They also asked him about a break-in and entry in Topeka, Kansas, he said.

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