The Unconfirmed Cases: Joyce Margaret LePage, 1971

This is an installment of my ongoing “unconfirmed” case study series. All of these cases have been connected to Ted Bundy in some way, whether by active investigation or later speculation, but never officially linked to him. As they are all still unsolved, generally police will not release the case files. However, using newspaper archives and other … Continue reading The Unconfirmed Cases: Joyce Margaret LePage, 1971

Case File: Debra Jean Kent, 1974

Excerpts from the Bountiful Police Department's case file on Debra Jean Kent. Ted Bundy confessed to Debra’s murder two days before his execution in 1989. Only her right patella has been found. Courtesy Bountiful Police Dept. OFFENSE REPORT: ATTEMPT TO LOCATE by Officer KoneSaturday 11/8/1974DEBRA KENT AGE: 175’1”-110#-BROWN LONG HAIR-BROWN EYES-OVAL FACELAST SEEN WEARING WHITE … Continue reading Case File: Debra Jean Kent, 1974

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: 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

The Unconfirmed Cases: Rita Patricia Curran, 1971

This is an installment of my ongoing “unconfirmed” case study series. All of these cases have been connected to Ted Bundy in some way, whether by active investigation or later speculation, but never officially linked to him. As they are all still unsolved, generally police will not release the case files. However, using newspaper archives … Continue reading The Unconfirmed Cases: Rita Patricia Curran, 1971

Boise Idaho 1975

Files: The Idaho Confession, 1989

INTERROGATION OF TED BUNDY: PREFACE On January 18, 1989, I was contacted by Bob Keppel, Chief Investigator for the Washington Attorney General's Office, and informed that Ted Bundy was possibly going to provide information regarding murders committed in Idaho. On January 19 and 20, 1989, I had several telephone conversations with Diana Weiner, an attorney … Continue reading Files: The Idaho Confession, 1989

Files: The Utah Confession, 1989

This is my transcription of Ted Bundy's confession to Salt Lake City Sheriff's Detective Dennis Couch, dated January 22, 1989. I used this recording as my source for the audio. Utah victim names mentioned in this confession include Nancy Wilcox, Debra Kent, Melissa Smith, Carol DaRonch, Laura Aime, and Nancy Baird. I attempted to transcribe … Continue reading Files: The Utah Confession, 1989

Case File: Denise Lynn Oliverson, 1975

Excerpts from the Grand Junction Police Department's case file on Denise Lynn (Nicholson) Oliverson. Ted Bundy confessed to Denise's murder on the day of his execution in 1989. Her body has never been found. 196619671968 Special report dated 04-07-1975. I was sent to the area under the 5th St. viaduct to check on an abandoned … Continue reading Case File: Denise Lynn Oliverson, 1975