Ted Bundy Personality

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Good looking, charming, intelligent, well educated. Many people with these traits go on to make a positive name for themselves; however, one man took this concept in a different direction. Ted Bundy exploited his good looks and charm to his advantage taking the lives of young women and girls who were too trusting, and too vulnerable. And his path of terror made him one of the most memorable serial killers of all time.
Ted Bundy’s full name was Theodore Robert Cowell, he was born at the Elizabeth Lund home for unwed mothers in Burlington, Vermont on November 24 in the year of 1946 to Eleanor Louise Cowell a single unwed mother. His father identity was never known with certainty. His birth certificate assigns paternity to a salesman and Air
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He continued to date Kloepfer as well, though neither woman was aware of each other's existence. Bundy continued courting Brooks, who flew to Seattle several times to stay with him. They discussed marriage; at one point he introduced her to people as his fiancé. In January 1974 Bundy suddenly broke off all contact with Brooks her phone calls, letters went unanswered, finally getting a hold of Bundy she demanded to know why he suddenly ended their relationship, in a flat calm voice he answered “Stephanie, I have no idea what you are talking about.” and hung up. She never heard from him again, people say it was vengeance from their previous breakup. Soon women began to …show more content…
The officer who pulled Bundy over he noticed that the Volkswagen's front passenger seat had been removed and placed on the rear seats, and searched the car. He found a ski mask, a second mask fashioned from pantyhose, a crowbar, handcuffs, trash bags, a coil of rope, and an ice pick, and other items initially assumed to be used for burglary. Bundy tried to explain that the ski mask was for skiing, he had found the handcuffs in a dumpster, and the rest were common household items. Detective Jerry Thompson remembered a similar suspect and car description from the 1974 DaRonch kidnapping, and Bundy's name from Kloepfer's December 1974 phone call. In a search of Bundy's apartment, police found a guide to Colorado ski resorts with a checkmark by the Wildwood Inn, and a brochure advertising the Viewmont High School play in Bountiful (which was the area that Debra Kent had disappeared). but nothing sufficiently incriminating to hold him. He was released on his own recognizance. (Bundy later said in an interview that the searchers missed a collection of Polaroid photographs of his victims hidden in the utility room, which he destroyed after he was released.) Salt Lake City police had later been placed Bundy on 24-hour surveillance, and Thompson flew to

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