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

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

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

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: 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

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 The Idaho Confession, 1989