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Ted Bundy Was a Brutal Serial Killer

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Essay title: Ted Bundy Was a Brutal Serial Killer

Works Cited

“A Condemned Man’s Last Bequest”. People 6 February, 1989 p. 44-51.

Gerdes, Louise. Serial Killers. San Diego: Greenhaven Press Inc.2000.

Knappaman, Edward W. Great American Trials. Detroit: New England

Publishing, Associates, Inc. 1994.

Ted Bundy was a brutal serial killer. He was also very charming and handsome to

the ladies, which made it easier to prey on them. He admitted to killing over twenty

people just before his execution. Many families were relieved when he was finally


Ted Bundy thought of himself as very smart, because he was able to outsmart the

authorities multiple times throughout the years of being a serial killer ( Gerdes 41).

His victims of choice were young, college age, women ( Gerdes 128). He was in

Colorado, on trial, for the brutal murder of a twenty-three year old woman. He used his

intelligent mind to escape the prison. He went on and made his way to Florida for no

apparent reason. He went to the Chi Omega House at Florida State University and

unleashed his wrath on some of the students. He killed one student named Lisa Leavy.

He also injured a couple other students severely. One and a half hours later, just after visiting the Chi Omega House, Ted killed another student just six blocks away. Later, the police were trying to pull him over for a minor traffic violation when he fled causing them to chase him. Shortly, they realized he was in a car stolen from near the Chi Omega House. Just days before he killed a twelve year old girl. They finally caught him and he was arrested. After the Chi Omega incident two students dropped out and one committed suicide

Bundy acted as his own attorney, and was also very good at it (Gerdes 128). He made himself look innocent through just about anything the authorities threw at him. Bundy helped himself out by saying he had been badly represented by counsel (“A Condemned” 49). The authorities believed

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