Bradford Thomas Wagner

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Bradford Thomas Wagner
Tim Barnett Bradford Thomas Wagner 1995 Officer Gentlemen.jpg
Wagner under his stage name, Tim Barnett, in An Officer and His Gentlemen (1995)
Born March 31, 1968
Bismarck, North Dakota, U.S.[1]
Died July 13, 2005 (age 37)[1]
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.
Other names Tim Barnett
Occupation Real estate agent and pornographic film star

Bradford Thomas Wagner (March 31, 1968 – July 13, 2005) was an American real estate agent and former gay pornographic film actor who committed suicide while in police custody as a suspected serial rapist.[2][3][4]

Early life and career[edit]

Wagner was born in 1968 in Bismarck, North Dakota to Kenneth and Bernadette (née Glatt) Wagner. He had a brother and three sisters.[1]

Under the stage name Tim Barnett, he appeared in more than twenty gay pornographic films in the early 1990s.[2] He had also worked as a part-time ski instructor[5] and as a real estate agent in Aspen, Colorado.[6]

Arrest and death[edit]

Police arrested Wagner in June 2004. He was a suspect in the rapes of five women between 1993 and 1998 at the Tantra Lake and Bridgewalk apartment complexes in Boulder, Colorado,[5] an unsolved 1994 rape case in Lakewood, Colorado, and another in 1995 in Austin, Texas.[6] According to law enforcement officials, DNA evidence linked him to the crimes.[6]

Wagner hanged himself with a bed sheet in his jail cell in Boulder and died July 13, 2005. He was 37 years old.[7]

Partial videography[edit]

  • A Slice of Devyn
  • The Abduction Series, Part II: The Conflict (Falcon Studios, 1993)
  • The Best of Scott Randsome
  • The Best Of Ty Fox (Catalina Video, 1996)
  • Captain Stud & His Seamen
  • Driven Home
  • The Hole
  • Urban Twinks

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Obituaries." Bismarck Tribune. July 20, 2005.
  2. ^ a b Police Beat: Former Gay Porn Star Accused of Rape Commits Jail Suicide Archived September 21, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Southern Voice, July 22, 2005 .
  3. ^ Mike Fitzpatrick, "Gay Porn Star Rape Suspect Hangs Self In Jail", Quest News; Volume 12, No. 13, July 21, 2005.
  4. ^ Felisa Cardona, "Suspect in rapes hangs self in Boulder jail", Denver Post, July 14, 2005.
  5. ^ a b Wayne Harrison, "Suspected Serial Rapist Arrested By Boulder Police",, June 12, 2004.
  6. ^ a b c "Real Estate Agent To Be Charged In Series Of Boulder Rapes",, June 18, 2004.
  7. ^ "Accused Serial Rapist Commits Suicide In Jail",, July 13, 2005.

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