John Henry Browne, a lawyer for Ted Bundy spoke candidly about what it was like to defend the serial killer on Oxygen's "Ted Bundy: In Defense Of." The episode was full of interesting and surpinging details about what it was like to interact with such a notorious name in American history. But one moment stood out from the rest in this episode.
John Henry Browne, speaking about visiting Ted in jail in Florida before his trial was to begin (Browne was not his lawyer at the time, but a witness for the impending trial), revealed that Bundy admitted to killing a young boy when he was around the age of 12.
"He was lying ont he cell floor and he was crying," Browne recalls in "In Defense Of." "That's when he told me, and I think the only person he told, that the first person he killed was a young boy when they were playing some kind of sex game in the woods. And so he must have been only 12, 13, 14, I didn't got into a lot of detail because I didn't need to, or want to." Browne goes on to recall Bundy admitting to many murders. "Ted told me in that interview that he killed over 100 people."
The shocking revelation adds to the deep disturbing mystery that is the tragic life of Ted Bundy.
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