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565 1st Avenue North
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In September 1974, Ted Bundy moved into room #2 at 565 1st Ave N. in Salt Lake City. He had been accepted to the University of Utah Law School and was pursuing a career as a lawyer. He had previously abducted and murdered at least 8 women in Washington and Oregon, though some investigators think there were more victims. Almost immediately after moving into the boarding house, he began murdering women and teenage girls in the Salt Lake City area. The confirmed victims of Bundy up to this point had been college-aged women, but while living here he shifted his focus to include high-school and middle-school aged girls. In total during his stay at this house, he murdered at least 10 girls and women ranging in age from 12 to 26. He later admitted to bathing the bodies of some of his victims and applying makeup to them post-mortem. Bundy would also photograph the bodies of his victims, and he hid these photographs in the utility room of the boarding house.