Rhonda Stapley was a pharmacy student at the University of Utah in October 1974 when she says she accepted a ride from a stranger named Ted that ended in a horrific attack.
She’s likely one of just a few women targeted by notorious serial killer Ted Bundy who survived the encounter and lived to tell her harrowing tale decades later.
Stapley — who recounts her terrifying brush with a man she believes was Bundy in the new REELZ docuseries “Ted Bundy: The Survivors” — said she had been waiting for the bus on Oct. 11, 1974 after having dental surgery when a young man driving a tan Volkswagen pulled up and offered her a ride back to the campus.
“This didn’t feel like hitchhiking, what I did,” Stapley recalled in the docuseries. “This felt like a friendly college student helping another college student and that seemed normal and not out