It was a long hot summer for LAPD. Bodies of young women were found mutilated, even headless, and dumped along the embankments around the freeway ramps. Soon a call came into the station from a woman who implicated her boyfriend in the killings but who refused to offer details that could help to locate him. She could have been just a crank caller, but she was correct about how the murders had been done. She knew details that had not been released to the media.
On August 13, 1980, Bundy was arraigned for the murder of John Murray, and ordered held without bail. Bundy had shared her lover Doug Clark’s warped fantasies of torture, captivity, murder and necrophilia, but eventually reported him to police after he killed her stepsisters.