The Last Murder

The Last Murder

The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy

Book - 2011
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ABC-CLIO

This eye-opening book uses the case of Ted Bundy to show how a case against a serial killer is investigated, how problems common to such cases are overcome, and how the prosecution team marshals and presents the evidence at trial.


• Major figures in the investigation and prosecution vetted the descriptions of events in which they were involved

• Extensive newspaper clippings, the prosecution trial brief, the FDLE case file, and portions of the actual trial transcript served as sources of reference for the book

• Illustrated with photographs of evidence, crime scene diagrams, and charts demonstrating the relationship of various items of evidence


This eye-opening book uses the case of Ted Bundy to show how a case against a serial killer is investigated, how problems common to such cases are overcome, and how the prosecution team marshals and presents the evidence at trial.



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Retired prosecutor Dekle (legal skills, U. of Florida Levin College of Law) follows the story of Ted Bundy, America's most notorious serial killer, from the disappearance and investigation into his last victim's death through his execution in 1989. Set in roughly chronological order, the author explores the intricacies and complications that characterized the investigation from the perspective of his involvement in the investigation and eventual prosecution. The author also stresses how important circumstantial evidence and forensic science were to the resolution of the case. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Looking at the Ted Bundy case, offers information on how a serial killer case is investigated and how a prosecution team collects and presents evidence at trial.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2011
ISBN: 9780313397431
Characteristics: xv, 263 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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