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Police Close Decades-Old Case on Victim of a Serial Killer

(Newser) - Denise Oliverson had been missing for more than 40 years when police in Grand Junction, Colorado, decided to take another look at her case earlier this year. They knew of reports that serial killer Ted Bundy had confessed to her slaying just before he was executed in Florida in 1989.... More »

Lots of People Appalled at Zac Efron as Ted Bundy

But others say critics are 'missing the point' of new Bundy movie

(Newser) - The trailer has dropped for the Ted Bundy movie starring Zac Efron as the 1970s serial killer, and let's just say it's got people talking. "Gross," reads one of the many appalled tweets rounded up by BuzzFeed . Critics are pointing out the jaunty music choice, noting... More »

Zac Efron's Next Role: Ted Bundy

He'll play the serial killer in 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile'

(Newser) - Notoriously attractive serial killer Ted Bundy will be played by notoriously attractive former Disney star Zac Efron in a new movie. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile tells Bundy's story from the point of view of his longtime girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer, who ultimately turned Bundy in to the... More »

Vial of Ted Bundy's Blood Could Tie Him to Cold Cases

33-year-old vial of blood gave investigators a full DNA profile of serial killer

(Newser) - A newly found 33-year-old vial of blood belonging to Ted Bundy will be used to give the infamous serial killer a full DNA profile, reports the AP . Once it is added to the FBI's national database, investigators hope the profile will help them link Bundy to several long-unsolved crimes.... More »

What's So Sexy About Murderers?

Suspects like Van der Sloot flooded with 'fan mail'

(Newser) - Murder suspect Joran Van der Sloot is getting plenty of attention from single women and he's far from the only killer or suspected killer to be inundated with love letters. For some women, the attraction of a celebrity felon is irresistable, Barbara Isenberg, author of Women Who Love Men Who ... More »

7 Men Who Led Double Lives

Suspected Craigslist killer joins list of adulterers, con men

(Newser) - Alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff is just one of many men whose double lives were exposed by the law, ABC News reports:
  • Eliot Spitzer seemed a dedicated governor and family man until he was pinned in a prostitution ring.
  • Christophe Rocancourt pretended to be a Rockefeller heir to defraud the
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