Ted Bundy

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Theodore "Ted" Bundy was something of a celebrity throughout the 70's and 80's. He  allegedly killed 36 women, but by his own admission, there were at least 100 more  unaccounted for. His trial was marked by alot of pomp and arrogance on his own part,  and the media and public ate it up. He went out with a bang in 1989, when he was at long  last, executed by electrocution. Below is the list of women he murdered. Katherine  Merry Divine, 15. Disappeared: Nov 25, 1973, from Seattle Wa. Found: Dec.6, 1973, in  McKenny Park, Wa. A couple found her body laying face first in the sodden forest.  Decomposition had made it hard to determine exact cause of death, but evidence  suggested she'd been sodomized, and she had been strangled. It's possible that her throat  was also cut. Before his execution, Bundy admitted to picking up a hitchhiker in 73 and  leaving her body near Olympia [where Devine was found] but he couldn't remember  where exactly. Joni Lenz, 18. Attacked: early January 1974 Joni had gone to sleep in her  basement room of a big house which several young people rented from. The next  afternoon, after she hadn't appeared all morning, her housemates went to check on her  and found her lying in her bed, her hair and face matted with dried blood. She'd been  beaten with a metal rod broken from the bed frame, and when they pulled the covers  back, they were horrified to find the rod had been brutally jammed into her vagina. The  incredible thing is, this poor girl lived through the attack. It left irreparable damage to her  internal organs, and she was left with no memory of the attack. It had also left her  severely brain damaged. She was a shy, friendly girl with no enemies, and it was  determined to be a random act of savage violence. Lynda Ann Healy,21 Disappeared:  Jan 31, 1974 Seattle, Wa Found: March 3,1975 Taylor Mountain, Wa A tall, slender  beautiful girl with long dark hair and blue eyes. Upon investigation, the police pulled  back her bedcovers and found a heavily blood stained pillowcase and blood-soaked  sheets. Her nightgown was found stuffed in her closet, the neck lined crusted with dried  blood. The clothes she'd worn that day were missing. Not one trace of the attacker or her  body could be found. A year later, during a thorough investigation of what came to be  known as Bundy's graveyard, Lynda's skull was found, bearing the unmistakable marks of  vicious battering. Bundy confessed to her murder before his execution. Donna Gail  Manson, 19 Disappeared: Mar 12, 1974 from Evergreen State College, near Olympia  Found: Bundy claimed a part of her was found Mar 3, 1975 at Taylor Mountain, Wa In  March of 74, she was very depressed. She wasn't reported missing for 6 days because of  her habit of taking off on whims.March 12, she'd left her room around 7 pm to walk to a  campus jazz concert. She was never seen alive again. Bundy confessed to her murder  before his execution and said her remains were part of those unidentified bones found  Mar 3, 1975 on Taylor Mountain, Wa Susan Elaine Rancourt, 19 Disappeared: April  17,1974, Central Wa. State College, Ellensburg Found: Mar 3,1975 Taylor Mountain, Wa  She never went anywhere alone. It was dark, but the campus was hopping with students.  The meeting ended at 9, and she'd planned to meet a friend to see a German film. The  friend finally went alone when Susan never showed. Susan was last seen leaving the  advisor's meeting. On a rare occasion she took a chance and hurried into the dark alone.  And never came back. Investigators found only her skull as they excavated Taylor  Mountain, Bundy's apparent graveyard of severed heads. It was brutally fractured.Bundy  confessed to her murder before his execution. Brenda Baker, 15 Disappeared: May 25,  1974--ran away from home in Redmond, Wa Found: June 17, 1974 in Millersylvania  Park {several miles from where Kathy Devine was found} Her badly decomposed body  was found in the park, and cause of death was impossible to...
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