Serial killer Ted Bundy captured 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 15 1978)

Video: 'Ted Bundy : Serial Killer Documentary' (Bundy arrested at 27:09)

(Wednesday, February 15, 1978, approx. 1:00 a.m. CST) — Serial killer Ted Bundy, having committed some 30 homicides in seven states since 1974, including the murder of 12-year-old Kimberly Diane Leach just six days ago, was arrested (for the last time) this morning when he was stopped by Pensacola, Florida, police officer David Lee near the Alabama state line after a “wants and warrants” check showed Bundy’s Volkswagen Beetle was stolen.

Bundy, 31, would be tried, convicted and executed in 1989.

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