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Former Sedgwick County judge, who presided over BTK case, dies

Retired Sedgwick County Judge Greg Waller oversaw the plea and sentencing of Dennis Rader, also...
Retired Sedgwick County Judge Greg Waller oversaw the plea and sentencing of Dennis Rader, also known as, BTK.(Sedgwick County)
Published: Dec. 3, 2020 at 6:00 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A well-known, retired Sedgwick County judge has died.

The family of former District Judge Gregory Waller confirmed he died Tuesday night.

Waller studied law at Washburn University and went on to a career that included presiding over one of Wichita’s most high profile court cases, the plea and sentencing of serial killer Dennis Rader, also known as BTK. He served as a judge in Sedgwick County from 1994 to 2014.

Waller’s family is remembering him for his strong faith and devotion to his family and community. He is survived by his wife, children and grandchildren.

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