Ted Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell) an American serial killer kidnapper, burglar, rapist and necrophile known for his charisma and good looks. Bundy officially confessed to thirty homicides, some estimates run upwards of a hundred or more, he eventually confessed to thirty-six murders. Infamous for escaping from prison twice and murdering multiple victims in one day. Bundy was one of six killers (Edmund Kemper, Jerome Jerry Brudos, Ed Gein, Gary Heidnik, Gary Ridgway and Bundy) who served as an inspiration for the character of Buffalo Bill in Thomas Harris' 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs and its film adaptation. In 1989, Ted Bundy was executed in the electric chair at the Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida.
Serial Killer Ted Bundy (aka) Theodore Robert Bundy, was active for 5 years between 1974-1978, known to have ( 30 confirmed / 36 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United States
Ted Bundy was born (Theodore Robert Cowell) on November 24th 1946 in Burlington, Vermont, U.S.. He was born 1st of 5 children and raised by his birth mother, grandparents and eventually step-father. Bundy was raised as a oldest child and had four step brothers or sisters. His father, unknown to Ted. His mother, a homemaker.
Bundy a heterosexual male citizen of the United States of America. He took an intelligence quotient test before or after his crimes, Ted Bundy had an IQ of 136. Bundy completed 16 years of school, received a college degree. Bundy gained part of his education while attending University of Washington, University of Puget Sound, University of Utah. Bundy married Carole Ann Boone while in prison. He had one child born by Carole Ann Boone while he was in prison.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, and served time in jail.
In 1974 (Age 27/28) Ted Bundy started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to rob, commit acts of necrophilia, strangle, rape, mutilate, and murder his victims. He was known to kill at the home of the victim. He would keep personal items and parts of the victims body after the crime. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with himself in multiple locations, where Bundy was known to work as a serial killer, psychologist.
He was arrested on August 16th 1975 (Age 28), convicted on July 24th 1979 (Age 32), sentenced to death by electrocution at Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. Bundy was convicted on charges of murder, kidnapping, attempted murder, burglary, rape and other possible charges during his lifetime. Ted Bundy was executed on January 24th 1989 (Age 42).
Ted Bundy died on January 24th 1989 (Age 42), cause of death: capital punishment, executed by electrocution via electric chair at Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.
Ted Bundy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 4 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act involving corpses. Serial Killer Necrophiliacs have been known to have sex with the body of their victim(s).
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||Theodore Robert Bundy|
|Victims:||30 - 36|
|Years Active:||1974 - 1978|
|Ages Active:||27/28 - 31/32|
|Active Countries:||United States|
|Convicted Of:||murder, kidnapping, attempted murder, burglary, rape|
|Life Span:||1946 - 1989|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♐ Sagittarius |
Nov 22 - Dec 22
|Marital Status:||married Carole Ann Boone while in prison|
|Children:||one child born by Carole Ann Boone while he was in prison|
|Living With:||himself in multiple locations|
|Occupation:||serial killer, psychologist|
|D.O.B.:||Nov 24, 1946|
|Birth Name:||Theodore Robert Cowell|
|Birth Location:||Burlington, Vermont, U.S.|
|Birth Order:||1st of 5|
|Siblings:||four step brothers or sisters|
|Raised By:||his birth mother, grandparents and eventually step-father|
|Birth Category:||oldest child|
|Father:||unknown to Ted|
|Highest School:||16 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||college degree|
|Educated At:||University of Washington, University of Puget Sound, University of Utah|
|Arrested:||Aug 16, 1975 (Age 28)|
|Convicted:||Jul 24, 1979 (Age 32)|
|Sentence:||death by electrocution|
|Prison Location:||Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US|
|Executed:||Jan 24, 1989 (Age 42)|
|Death Date:||Jan 24, 1989 (Age 42)|
|Manner of Death:||capital punishment|
|Cause of Death:||executed by electrocution via electric chair|
|Death Location:||Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 9 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ted Bundy. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Nov 24 1946||Ted Bundy was born in Burlington, Vermont, U.S.. #19461124|
|Nov 24 1966|
|Ted Bundy started his serial killing spree. #1974|
|Aug 16 1975|
|Ted Bundy arrested. #19750816|
|Nov 24 1976|
|Ted Bundy ended his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Jul 24 1979|
|Ted Bundy was convictedand sentenced to death by electrocution at Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. #19790724|
|Nov 24 1986|
|Jan 24 1989|
|Ted Bundywas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. #19890124|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Ted Bundy (1974-1978).
| 40 / 40 |
|kill at victims home||TRUE||323|
|sex with body||TRUE||430|
|totem body part||TRUE||365|
|totem personal item||TRUE||354|
|living with children||FALSE||268|
|killed in prison||FALSE||218|
|father drug abuse||FALSE||192|
|mother drug abuse||FALSE||195|
|problems in school||FALSE||221|
|teased in school||FALSE||218|
|kill at killers home||FALSE||320|
|ate part of body||FALSE||451|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
|1733630619||Serial Killer Rapists||Kevin Smith|| 266 Total Including |
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|1501139142||The Stranger Beside Me||Ann Rule||Ted Bundy||1|
|0345465660||The Serial Killer Files||Harold Schechter|| 5 Total Including |
|1928704115||The Only Living Witness||Stephen G. Michaud||Ted Bundy||2|
|1451604289||The Riverman||Robert Keppel|| 5 Total Including |
|1928704174||Ted Bundy||Stephen G. Michaud|| 5 Total Including |
Santa Rosa Hitchhiker Killer
|1548119644||The Big Book of Serial Ki...||Jack Rosewood|| 60 Total Including |
|1986609588||Ted Bundy||Ryan Becker||Ted Bundy||1|
|1613734905||Devil's Defender||John Browne||Ted Bundy||2|
|0313397449||The Last Murder: The Inve...||George R. Dekle Sr.||Ted Bundy||1|
|0313397430||The Last Murder||George R. Dekle||Ted Bundy||1|
|1530071321||Ted Bundy||Zed Simpson||Ted Bundy||1|
|1599861801||Ted Bundy||Biographiq||Ted Bundy||1|
|0595867200||The Professional Serial K...||Bonnie M. Rippo Psy....|| 4 Total Including |
|1599862557||Ted Bundy||Federal Bureau of In...||Ted Bundy||1|
|0983949514||Ted Bundy||Richard A Duffus||Ted Bundy||1|
|1940018137||The Stranger Beside Me||Ann Rule|| 4 Total Including |
|0997559322||I Survived Ted Bundy||Rhonda Stapley||Ted Bundy||1|
Theodore Robert Bundy (born Theodore Robert Cowell; November 24, 1946 – January 24, 1989) was an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, burglar, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. Shortly before his execution and after more than a decade of denials, he confessed to 30 homicides that he committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978.
Ted Bundy is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database