Ted Bundy: The Cases – Georgann Hawkins

by Erin Banks Several days before Lakewood native Georgann Hawkins disappeared on June 11, 1974, Bundy had a dry run, staking out the area, perhaps even observing Hawkins. We can place him near the Beta Thi fraternity at 11 P.M. on June 7. In “A Stranger Beside Me,” Ann Rule writes that a young man… Continue reading Ted Bundy: The Cases – Georgann Hawkins

Ted Bundy: The Unconfirmed Cases – Rita P. Curran

article by Tiffany Jean, blog text addition by Erin Banks In the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 20, 1971, Rita P. Curran (24) was found lying on the bedroom floor of her ground-floor apartment at 17 Brooks Avenue in Burlington, Vermont. Two other women, Beverly Lampher and Kerry Duane, also shared the apartment near… Continue reading Ted Bundy: The Unconfirmed Cases – Rita P. Curran

Ted Bundy: Thematic Apperception Test

by Erin Banks Several weeks ago, Crime Viral’s facebook page posted two of the Thematic Apperception Test pictures provided to Bundy by Dr. Al Carlisle in the course of the 1976 psychological assessment which were re-shared to The Ted Bundy Research Group and sparked a lively discussion about Bundy’s interpretations of the images, as well… Continue reading Ted Bundy: Thematic Apperception Test

Ted Bundy: The Lack of Victims who were Mothers

by Erin Banks When discussing one of my previous blog posts, “Ted Bundy: Relationships vs Victimology,” Bundy researcher Eden O’Brien remarked that the killer appears to never have attacked or murdered any mothers that we know of, and I found this to be an interesting observation warranting further exploration. From my aforementioned post: About a… Continue reading Ted Bundy: The Lack of Victims who were Mothers

Ted Bundy: Relationship vs Victim Type

by Erin Banks The topic of Bundy’s insecurities and low self-esteem that plagued him throughout his entire life came up in Research the other day and we wondered how it might relate to his victimology. Claudine Clutterbuck posed the question whether Bundy may have targeted victims whom he thought were out of his league and… Continue reading Ted Bundy: Relationship vs Victim Type

Ted Bundy: The Cases – Brenda Carol Ball

by Erin Banks On the evening of May 31, 1974, 22-year old Burien resident Brenda Carol Ball decided to visit one of her frequent hangouts, the Flame Tavern, close to the airport. She had attended the Highline Community College until roughly two weeks earlier and partied harder than usual during this time, apparently not knowing… Continue reading Ted Bundy: The Cases – Brenda Carol Ball

Ted Bundy: The Cases – Roberta Kathleen Parks

by Erin Banks On May 6, 1974, 20-year old California native Roberta Kathleen Parks, better known as Kathy Parks, was abducted from the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, approximately 250 miles away from Seattle. Bundy, intending to throw off investigators, stepped outside of his usual hunting ground in Washington state that night. A friend,… Continue reading Ted Bundy: The Cases – Roberta Kathleen Parks