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: 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

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: Margerith Maughan, 1976

Margerith Maughan, 1965 This is the witness testimony of Margerith (who went by "Margith") Maughan, Ted Bundy's downstairs neighbor at 565 1st Avenue and a previous girlfriend. The daughter of a Utah Supreme Court justice, she testified for the prosecution in the Carol DaRonch kidnapping trial on Tuesday, February 24, 1976. DIRECT EXAMINATION BY MR. … Continue reading Trial Transcript: Margerith Maughan, 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

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