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steal a vehicle in Aspen. However, seven months later he escaped again and fled to Florida. Bundy changed his name to Chris Hagen and settled in an apartment in Tallahassee, Florida (Reinhold.) Ted lived off of stolen credit cards for the time being. Bundy spent a considerable amount of time at the Chi Omega House on the university campus in Florida. On January 14th, after 3A.M. two sorority sisters were dead and three severely injured at the hands of Ted Bundy. The police were called and Bundy was eventually arrested again, “a college student pointed to Ted Bundy as the man who fled the Chi Omega House the night two women were killed and three others clubbed senseless.” Bundy faced three trials, all spaced in three years, but it was the Chi Omega trail that sealed his fate

forever. Bundy acted as his own attorney in the Chi Omega trail, but was fighting an impossible battle. There were two events in the trial that swayed the jurors against Bundy. The testimony of Nita Neary, who pointed out Bundy as the man who fled the Chi Omega House the night of the murders. The other event that swayed the jury was the testimony of Odontologist, Dr. Richard Souviron. While on stand he described the bite mark injuries that were on Lisa Levy’s body. The jury was shown the photographs of the bite marks taken the night of the murder. The doctor pointed out the uniqueness of the imprints on Levy’s body and the pictures of Bundy’s teeth; they matched perfectly. On July 23 Bundy was found guilty on all counts of murder and on July 31st, he was sentenced to die in

the electric chair in Florida. Ted Bundy eventually confessed to about 28 murders of women. However, society believes the number is far greater. Bundy was executed on January 24, 1989. After almost a decade since, Bundy’s execution the horror of what this individual orchestrated lives on. Bundy was deprived of security and guidance at a very young age and was subjected to constant rejection. Through those faults, he created an individual on his own. This individual could place barriers around himself alone, which eventually drove Ted to psychopathic behavior. Bundy had built all this anger inside and turned it on his biggest frustration and obsession, women. There are many more vindictive murderers out there like Bundy. Many years before, society had a difficult time tracking

these murderers down and understanding them. Bundy was one of the first serial killers that allowed society to travel in the mind of a killer. Bibliography AOFP. “Ted Bundy: Pathological Profile” www.datagraph.com/bundy.profile.html October 1996 A.P. “Dentist, Using Photos, links Bundy to Bites on Victim in Slaying” The New York Times 19 July 1979. A10 Davis, Barbara. “Ex-deputy tries to cash in Bundy’s car” The Seattle Times www.seattletimes.com/extra/browse/html97/alttedd_071697.html Duijndam, Rachael. “investigation ” www.crimelibrary.com/bundy/investigation.html November 1998. Duijndam, Rachael. “A Time of Terror ” www.crimelibrary.com/bundy/terror.html November 1998. Duijndam, Rachael. “The Time of Change” www.crimelibrary.com/bundy/change.html

November1998 Larsen, Richard W. Bundy: The Deliberate Stranger (New York, Pocket Books) 1986 Mello, Michael. “Crazy Joe, Ted Bundy and Us” The Miami Herald 18 May 1997 B10 Michaud, Stephen G. and Aynesworth, Hugh. Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer (Toronto, Penguin Group) 1989 Reinhold, Robert. “Student says Bundy fled Murder Scene in Florida” The New York Times 17 July 1979, B15 Rule, Ann. The Stranger Beside Me (Toronto, Penguin Group) 1989