Bundy, Seattle, Cayo Mega Sorority discussed on Kickass News
I mean, the the most notorious example of courses caroll-ann Boone a worker of his from earlier days in Washington state during the Miami trial. She came down to support him. They ended up falling in love he proposed marriage to her while during the mitigation phase of his death sentence during the Kimberly Leach trial, which was the second trial after the Cayo mega sorority trial and he proposed marriage because he became aware that you know, a declaration of marriage proposal in an open court in front of court. Officers crew. Created a legal marriage in the state of Florida. And you know, the prosecution dismissed it as charade designed to you know, you elicit sympathy like who's going to you know, how how can you sentence me to death on my marriage? They give me give me life without parole. Instead that was that, you know, how the prosecution and many people perceived it, and yet the public just kind of ate it up and caroll-ann said, yes and still believed in his innocence. And they actually you know had a child together while he was on death row. So it was it was an extraordinary set of circumstances. I was interested to learn that before he even began his killing spree. I think he worked at the Seattle crime commission. Do you think that gave him an insider knowledge of the weak spots in the system that he could explode to his advantage? Oh, absolutely. I mean, the fact that he had that kind of knowledge of you know, how police investigations worked as. Is one of the many ironies and interesting facts. I think Bundy is very much a product of his of of the era. You know, the the seventies was a time before many police investigation techniques had been created for example. There's a common perception that profiling F B I profiling is what captured Bundy, but it's just the opposite. The failure to capture Bundy after his conviction caused a lot of soul-searching at the FBI and led to the creation of their profiling program. And so Bundy was interviewed by the FBI after his conviction as a way to, you know, start creating this profiling program, you see a fictionalized version of it in in the Netflix series mindhunter. But this was you know, the local police. Departments. All of whom I think did as good job as possible. So this is not to criticize either the King County police in Seattle or the Colorado police because in Colorado, for example, Mike Fisher, the detective there was tenacious in trying to solve the murder of Karen Campbell. But police departments didn't routinely share information there were no central databases forensics as exists now was in a far weaker state. There was no DNA evidence. There weren't even fax machines, or you know, police are police departments communicated by teletype. There was no internet. So Bundy, you know, exploited the system and was able to elude capture for for far too long. In fact, to me, one of the most fascinating and horrifying things about the Bundy case, you know, in particular is that you know, he was apprehended three times he was apprehended in Utah..