While in jail in Tallahassee, Ted Bundy had no direct access to the press but still kept up a correspondence with Seattle reporters. He complained about his treatment by the press concerning the lack of evidence, the dissimilarities between the cases and how they take whatever the police says for granted. « We’re considering Bundy mainly because it’s a college-type case, » he quoted one investigator, and then demanded: « Why, why, why Bundy? Why is Bundy a suspect in college-type case?…. As long as they persist in tailoring their investigation to me as a suspect, they will fail because they have the wrong man but can’t admit it to themselves. »
He parried inquiries about alibis (« Where were you on the evening of January 31, 1974, for example? Can you prove it conclusively with documentary and/or eyewitness testimony? »).
« I am discouraged by human nature, yours included, as it applies to my case, because no matter what I say or do, I am damned if I do and damned if I don’t. Sincerely yours, Theodore Robert Bundy, » he wrote to the reporter.