Case File: The Search for Georgann Hawkins, 1989

On January 20 and 22, 1989, Ted Bundy sat down with King County Detective Robert Keppel to give his final confessions. As a gesture of good faith, and with the hope of receiving a stay in exchange for more information on the final resting place of his unrecovered victims, Bundy described the final hours and … Continue reading Case File: The Search for Georgann Hawkins, 1989

Files: 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 Files: The Presentence Investigation Report, 1976

Case File: Melissa Smith, 1974

Initial Missing Persons Report for Melissa Smith. October 18, 1974 Midvale Police Dept. Incident Offense Report by Officer ElsbyMissing Person Case No. 74-3245October 21, 1974The following is a follow-up on missing person, Melissa Smith.On 10-18-74, talked to Julie R. She says she called Melissa around between 8 and 8:30 to come to the Pepperoni and … Continue reading Case File: Melissa Smith, 1974

Files: Police Surveillance Logs, Salt Lake City 1975

1975 map of the northern section of Salt Lake City. Supplementary Report by Detective BealFriday September 5, 1975Reporting officer, Sgt. Collard, Lt. Ballantyne went to Salt Lake in an effort to locate the car belonging to Theodore Bundy in an effort to have this car observed by Carol DaRonch.The car was located at suspect's residence. … Continue reading Files: Police Surveillance Logs, Salt Lake City 1975

Files: The Police Interviews: Salt Lake City, 1975-1978

Dr. Hirst, 1964 Interview of Dr. R. N. Hirst by Detective Jerry ThompsonSept. 10, 1975On 9-9-75 this detective, along with Lt. Ron Ballantine from the Bountiful Police Department, made contact with a DR. R.N. HIRST. Contact was made in his office at approximately 10:30 a.m. on this date. The doctor was asked if he was … Continue reading Files: The Police Interviews: Salt Lake City, 1975-1978

Files: The Police Interviews: Liz Kloepfer, 1975

Liz Kloepfer and Ted Bundy, July 1975Photo from The Phantom Prince by Elizabeth 'Kendall' Report by Detective Kathy McChesney8-26-19750930 hrs: Responding officer received a phone call from Liz Kloepfer who advised that she is a girlfriend of TED BUNDY. She stated that the landlady, MRS. ROGERS, had told her that she had been questioned regarding … Continue reading Files: The Police Interviews: Liz Kloepfer, 1975

Files: 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 Files: 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: 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

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