40 Disturbing Facts About Ted Bundy
40 Disturbing Facts About Ted Bundy

40 Disturbing Facts About Ted Bundy

Trista - February 4, 2019

40 Disturbing Facts About Ted Bundy
Ted Bundy in a Miami courtroom in 1979. Donn Dughi / State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory/ Wikimedia Commons/ Public Domain.

2. Two Days Before His Execution Date, Bundy Confessed To 30 Murders

In the Netflix documentary “Conversations with A Killer” Bundy discusses they were able to come up with 30 murders he committed within seven states, which included California, Washington, Florida, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, and Colorado, between the years 1973 and 1978. After being asked, Bundy admitted to burying roughly ten of these victims. Hagmaier then asked Bundy around how many of the victims he beheaded. Bundy responded by guessing about 6 out of the 30. During this time, Bundy spoke about how he practiced necrophilia for the first time.

40 Disturbing Facts About Ted Bundy
SSA Bill Hagmaier and Ted Bundy during their final death row interview the night before his execution in 1989. United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation/ Wikimedia Commons.

1. Ted Bundy Received Execution By The Electric Chair

On the day of his execution, Bundy talked to Hagmaier about how he didn’t want them to kill him and said killing him is just society’s way of getting an eye for an eye. While people partied and awaited news of his death outside, Bundy continued to pray and read his Bible. During this time, Bundy started to show remorse by crying. Witnesses to Bundy’s execution state in the Netflix documentary that when Bundy walked into the death chamber, he looked white as a sheet. Ted Bundy died on January 24, 1989, at the age of 42.


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