Ted Bundy

Theodore Robert Bundy

  Active for 5 years
(1974-1978) in United States

30

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

36

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  1. Summary
  2. Serial Killer Profile
  3. Serial Killer Type
  4. General Information
  5. Characteristics
  6. Childhood
  7. Cognitive Ability
  8. Incarceration
  9. Death
  10. 9 Timeline Events
  11. Serial Killers Active During Spree
  12. Boolean Statistical Questions
  13. 19 Books About Ted Bundy
  14. 16 External References
  15. Internal References

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.

Ted Bundy Serial Killer Profile

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.

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Ted Bundy has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 1 year ago.

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Ted Bundy
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-06 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Ted Bundy
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
Characteristics
Gender: Male
Citizenship: United States of America
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Nov 22 - Dec 22
Birth Month: November
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
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Nov 24, 1946
Birth Name: Theodore Robert Cowell
Family Name: Bundy
Given Name: Ted
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
Mother: a homemaker
Father: unknown to Ted

Cognitive Ability
IQ: 136
Highest School: 16 years of school
Highest Degree: college degree
Educated At: University of Washington, University of Puget Sound, University of Utah

Incarceration
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)
Previous Crimes: TRUE
Previous Jail: TRUE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
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
Suicide: FALSE
9 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Ted Bundy

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.

Date Event Description
Nov 24 1946Ted Bundy was born in Burlington, Vermont, U.S..  #19461124
Nov 24 1966
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1974
(Age 27/28)
Ted Bundy started his serial killing spree. #1974
Aug 16 1975
(Age 28)
Ted Bundy arrested. #19750816
Nov 24 1976
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
1978
(Age 31/32)
Ted Bundy ended his serial killing spree. #1978
Jul 24 1979
(Age 32)
Ted Bundy was convictedand sentenced to death by electrocution at Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US.  #19790724
Nov 24 1986
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jan 24 1989
(Age 42)
Ted Bundywas executed.cause of death:capital punishment,executed by electrocution via electric chairat Florida State Prison, Raiford Prison in Raiford, Florida, US. #19890124

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
previous crimes TRUE 366
previous jail TRUE 351
kill at victims home TRUE 322
used weapon TRUE 452
rape TRUE 452
bound TRUE 405
strangle TRUE 442
sex with body TRUE 429
mutilated TRUE 446
totem body part TRUE 364
totem personal item TRUE 353
robbed TRUE 417
living with children FALSE 268
suicide FALSE 219
killed in prison FALSE 212
father drug abuse FALSE 192
mother drug abuse FALSE 195
xyy FALSE 81
problems in school FALSE 221
teased in school FALSE 218
physically defect FALSE 300
speach defect FALSE 300
head injury FALSE 299
physically abused FALSE 231
psychologically abused FALSE 224
sexually abused FALSE 226
drug abuse FALSE 226
alcohol abuse FALSE 226
psychologist FALSE 258
forensic hospital FALSE 257
previous prision FALSE 336
previous killed FALSE 208
kill at killers home FALSE 319
used gun FALSE 450
torture FALSE 425
stalk FALSE 417
blindfold FALSE 362
ate part of body FALSE 450
drank blood FALSE 441
posed body FALSE 364


Books that Mention Ted Bundy

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: The Stranger Beside Me (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Ann Rule
The Stranger Beside Me
Book: The Serial Killer Files (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Harold Schechter
The Serial Killer Files
Book: The Only Living Witness (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Stephen G. Michaud
The Only Living Witness
Book: The Riverman (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Robert Keppel
The Riverman
Book: Ted Bundy (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Stephen G. Michaud
Ted Bundy
Book: The Big Book of Serial Killers (mentions serial killer Ted Bundy)
Jack Rosewood
The Big Book of Serial Killers

19 Books that mention Serial Killer
Ted Bundy

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1501139142 The Stranger Beside Me 1
0345465660 The Serial Killer Files 5
1928704115 The Only Living Witness 2
1451604289 The Riverman 5
1928704174 Ted Bundy 5
1548119644 The Big Book of Serial Ki... 60
1986609588 Ted Bundy 1
1613734905 Devil's Defender 2
0313397449 The Last Murder: The Inve... 1
0313397430 The Last Murder 1
1530071321 Ted Bundy 1
1599861801 Ted Bundy 1
0595867200 The Professional Serial K... 4
1599862557 Ted Bundy 1
0983949514 Ted Bundy 1
1940018137 The Stranger Beside Me 4
0997559322 I Survived 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.

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External References
  1. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Ted Bundy on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  2. Ted Bundy on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  3. Kristin Elink-Schuurman-Laura, Bundy, Theodore Robert on skdb.fgcu.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  4. Ben Lawson, Kevin Lillard, Tim Mayer, Ted Bundy on maamodt.asp.radford.edu, Retrieved on Sep 13, 2018.
  5. Bundy v. Rudd, 581 F. 2d 1126 - Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit 1978 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  6. State v. Bundy, 589 P. 2d 760 - Utah: Supreme Court 1978 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  7. Bundy v. Rudd, 366 So. 2d 440 - Fla: Supreme Court 1978 on scholar.google.com, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  8. FBI - Ted Bundy Part 01 on vault.fbi.gov, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  9. FBI - Ted Bundy Part 02 on vault.fbi.gov, Retrieved on Sep 29, 2018.
  10. Q192218 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Oct 9, 2018.
  11. Ted Bundy on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Dec 14, 2018.
  12. Ted Bundy on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  13. Ted Bundy's 1968 Volkswagen Beetle on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  14. Ted Bundy on www.serienkillers.de, Retrieved on Feb 17, 2019.
  15. FBI - Ted Bundy Part 03 on vault.fbi.gov, Retrieved on Mar 23, 2019.
  16. Ted Bundy on criminalia.es, Retrieved on May 22, 2019.
Internal References

Ted Bundy is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #1 of 43[ Page 1 ] of Sagittarius Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #2 of 51[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers with birthdays in November
  3. #3 of 651[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  4. #6 of 60[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killer Necrophiliacs sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #8 of 327[ Page 1 ] of Serial Killers active in the United States
  6. #9 of 72[ Page 1 ] of serial killers sorted by IQ Level
  7. #16 of 250[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  8. #18 of 307[ Page 2 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  9. #33 of 651[ Page 3 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  10. #62 of 651[ Page 5 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  11. #297 of 651[ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
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Serial Killers Statistics, charts Ted Bundy is included in: Active Serial Killers by Country, Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Serial Killers IQ Level, Years of School Completed, Highest Degree Achieved, Sexual Preference, Birth Category, Mannor of Death, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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