The Diagnostic Evaluation, 1976

While awaiting a sentencing decision after his conviction in the Carol DaRonch kidnapping trial on March 1, 1976, Ted Bundy underwent psychiatric evaluation at the Utah State Prison. The judge, Stewart Hansen Jr., was confused as to why such an upstanding young man would have committed such a violent act. Several psychologists interviewed him in … Continue reading The Diagnostic Evaluation, 1976

The Presentence Investigation Report, 1976

STATE OF UTAHADULT PROBATION AND PAROLE2525 SOUTH MAIN SUITE #6SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84115 PRESENTENCE INVESTIGATION REPORT JUDGE Steward M. Hanson, Jr. Third District Court Salt Lake City, Utah Donald M. Hull, Investigator Ted Bundy's first prison booking photo, March 24, 1976 and record card. Courtesy Utah Dept. of Corrections NAME: BUNDY, Theodore RobertADDRESS; 413 … Continue reading The Presentence Investigation Report, 1976

The Other Girlfriends, 1968-1976

This post will detail the other women linked to Ted Bundy romantically besides his well-known girlfriends Diane Edwards, Liz Kloepfer, and Carole Boone. While less discussed than his major relationships, all of these women had interesting stories to share about their time with Bundy. They have all since changed their names. Cathy Swindler, Seattle 1968 … Continue reading The Other Girlfriends, 1968-1976

Trial Transcript: Theodore Bundy, Part II, 1976

This is the cross examination of Ted Bundy by David Yocom, Assistant Salt Lake County prosecutor, in the Carol DaRonch kidnapping trial. Bruce Lubeck and John O'Connell were Bundy's defense attorneys. The testimony occurred on Thursday February 26, 1976. Ted Bundy at trial, March 2, 1976. MR. LUBECK: Your Honor, there’s a couple of exhibits … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Theodore Bundy, Part II, 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