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: 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

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

Much Ado About Replevin: The ‘Murder Kit’ Fiasco from an Archivist’s Perspective

The "murder kit" evidence photo, 1975. This is a direct scan of the original currently in the possession of the Bountiful Police Department. Recently TMZ broke the news that Zak Bagans, host of the of premium cable "reality" show Ghost Adventures, is in a "tug of war" over the Ted Bundy "murder kit," as well … Continue reading Much Ado About Replevin: The ‘Murder Kit’ Fiasco from an Archivist’s Perspective