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  • Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    Ted Bundy

    Melissa Anne Smith

    Midvale, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Friday Oct 18, 1974

    On October 18, Melissa Anne Smith—the 17-year-old daughter of the police chief of Midvale (another Salt Lake City suburb)—disappeared after leaving a pizza parlor. Her nude body was found in a nearby mountainous area nine days later. Postmortem examination indicated that she may have remained alive for up to seven days following her disappearance.




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