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

Case File: Denise Lynn Oliverson, 1975

Excerpts from the Grand Junction, Colorado 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 … Continue reading Case File: Denise Lynn Oliverson, 1975

Photos: The Things He Left Behind, 1977

Bundy's cell after his escape. Photo courtesy Ross Dolan/Glenwood Springs Post-Independent via AP In the early morning hours of New Year's Eve, 1977, Ted Bundy escaped through a poorly welded light fixture opening in the ceiling of his cell at the Garfield County Jail, where he was being held during the Caryn Campbell murder trial. … Continue reading Photos: The Things He Left Behind, 1977