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The Stranger Beside Me - Chapters 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 Summary & Analysis

Ann Rule
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Chapters 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 Summary and Analysis

As the trials begin on July 7, 1978, the prosecution enters a strong case while the defense stumbles in its lack of experience, including Ted Bundy helping to represent himself, even questioning some witnesses on the stand. Ann notes that Ted's enthusiasm in the courtroom seems to be diminished a little each day as if he knows he will not escape. Outside the courtroom, Ted returns to his old rants about the inadequate conditions in his jail cell and even deliberately delays his appearance in court some days earning him contempt of court charges.

The most damaging evidence to Ted's case is the declaration from an odontologist that the bite marks on Lisa Levy's buttocks were made by Ted Bundy.

The defense begins its portion of the trial on July 20 with Ted once more proclaiming inadequate conditions in his cell and in the tools and...

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