He was fascinated by knives at the age of 3.
In his teenage years, he became a thief and a stalker.
He had graduated from University of Washington with a degree in psychology in 1972.
In 1975, Bundy was arrested in the kidnapping of Carol DaRonch, one of the few women to escape his clutches.
Shortly before his execution, after more than a decade of denials, he confessed to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978. The true victim count remains unknown, and could be much higher.
He was known as the "campus killer" for stalking college campuses and following women home.
. He decapitated at least 12 of his victims, and kept some of the severed heads in his apartment for a period of time as mementos. On a few occasions, he simply broke into dwellings at night and bludgeoned his victims as they slept.
Ted Bundy proposed to his wife WHILE ON TRIAL. Their marriage eventually led to divorce.
Bundy died in the electric chair at Raiford Prison in Starke, Florida, on January 24, 1989. Living to 42 years old.