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The Last Murder|George R. Dekle Sr
The Last Murder : The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy
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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.

The Last Murder: The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy follows the facts and circumstances of Kim Leach's disappearance and the investigation and prosecution of Ted Bundy in rough chronological order, from Bundy's escape from a Colorado jail in 1977 to his execution at Florida State Prison in 1989. It provides an inside look at the intricacies and complications of this historic case that spanned many states and jurisdictions, documenting how unselfishness and dogged determination were key to solving the case. The story is told from the vantage point of one intimately involved in both the investigation and prosecution of the criminal, clearly showing how friction between agencies can impede the investigation and how cooperation can expedite a solution. The book emphasizes the important role played by circumstantial evidence and forensic science, explores the impact of pervasive publicity upon such an investigation, critiques the investigation and prosecution of Bundy, and offers suggestions on how--and how not--to deal with "celebrity killers" in the future.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780313397431
  • ISBN-10: 0313397430
  • Publisher: Praeger
  • Publish Date: May 2011
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Page Count: 288

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