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

Trial Transcript: Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, 1976

This is the transcript for the testimony of Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, an expert witness on human memory called by the defense. David Yocom represented the State of Utah, and John O'Connell was Ted Bundy's defense attorney. This testimony was given on Wednesday, February 25, 1976, at the Third District Court in Salt Lake City. Dr. … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Dr. Elizabeth Loftus, 1976

Trial Transcript: Margith Maughan, 1976

Margith Maughan, 1965 This is the witness testimony of Margith Maughan, Ted Bundy's downstairs neighbor at 565 1st Avenue and a previous girlfriend. The daughter of a Utah Supreme Court justice, she testified for the prosecution in the Carol DaRonch kidnapping trial on Tuesday, February 24, 1976. DIRECT EXAMINATION BY MR. YOCOM Q: Will you … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Margith Maughan, 1976

Trial Transcript: Carol DaRonch, Part II, 1976

This is part two of surviving victim Carol DaRonch's witness testimony in the Third District Court in Salt Lake City, February 23, 1976. David Yocom was the Assistant Salt Lake County Attorney representing the State of Utah, and attorney John O'Connell defended Ted Bundy. Carol DaRonch circa 1976 (left). John O'Connell, circa 1975 (right).Photos courtesy … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Carol DaRonch, Part II, 1976

Trial Transcript: Carol DaRonch, Part I, 1976

This is an excerpt from the transcript of Case No. 28629, The State of Utah vs. Theodore Robert Bundy. This post consists of Carol DaRonch's testimony under direct examination by Deputy County Attorney David Yocom on Monday February 23, 1976. John O'Connell represented Ted Bundy. Carol DaRonch, circa 1970s. Photo courtesy Netflix. Q. Will you … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Carol DaRonch, Part I, 1976

Photos: Ted Bundy at the Utah State Prison, 1976

In late June 2019, I was perusing the finding aids at the Utah State Archives for Bundy research potential when I noticed a series titled Utah Department of Corrections, Inmate Services Prison Commitment Registers, series no. 80388. The records series included prison records and mugshots(!). My excitement at this potential discovery was quickly dashed however, … Continue reading Photos: Ted Bundy at the Utah State Prison, 1976