Ted called his mother on the night of January 23. He told her over and over that she had done nothing wrong. “He kept saying how sorry he was, that there was ‘another part of me that people didn’t know.’” But Ted had rushed to assure his mother that “the Ted Bundy you knew also existed.”
In a house filled with friends, Louise pressed the phone to her ear to block out extraneous noise, listening for the last time to her son’s voice.
"You’ll always be my precious son," she said softly. "We just want you to know how much we love you and always will."