Trial Transcript: Theodore Bundy, Part 1, 1976

Ted takes the stand in his own defense and is direct examined by his defense attorney John O'Connell Thursday February 26, 1976. The defendant in this action, was called as a witness in his own behalf and, having been first duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows: Ted Bundy at the DaRonch trial preliminary … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Theodore Bundy, Part 1, 1976

Trial Transcript: Jerry Thompson, 1976

This is the witness testimony of Jerry Thompson, a Salt Lake County Deputy Sheriff. He personally searched Bundy's Salt Lake City apartments and his VW, and showed Carol DaRonch his mugshot for identification. He testified in the DaRonch kidnapping trial on Tuesday February 24, 1976. Jerry Thompson circa 1970s.Courtesy Rob Dielenberg DIRECT EXAMINATION OF DEPUTY … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Jerry Thompson, 1976

Petition: Release Bundy’s Utah Prison Records

Last summer I requested access to the Utah Department of Corrections' records regarding Ted Bundy’s 1976 escape attempt from the Utah State Prison, any incident reports, and correctional officers’ logs regarding Bundy specifically. I received the mugshots seen in a previous post, but was denied any other records. The Department cited "a clearly unwarranted invasion … Continue reading Petition: Release Bundy’s Utah Prison Records

Photos: Falling for a Killer Documentary

These screenshots were captured by Erin Banks and Aurore Sage from the trailer for the upcoming Amazon Prime documentary, Falling for a Killer. They seem to be photographs from Liz Kloepfer’s personal collection, and include photos of Ted, Liz, and her daughter Molly. The documentary will be available to stream on Amazon Prime January 31, … Continue reading Photos: Falling for a Killer Documentary

Trial Transcript: Charles and Rosemarie Shearer, 1976

This is the witness testimony of Charles and Rosemarie Shearer, a couple who lived across the hall from Ted Bundy at 565 First Avenue in the summer and fall of 1975. They testified for the prosecution on Thursday, February 26, 1976. DIRECT EXAMINATION OF CHARLES SHEARER BY MR. YOCOM: Q: State your name and address … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Charles and Rosemarie Shearer, 1976