The Safeway store where Ted Bundy worked.
Place of Interest in Seattle, Washington, United States.
This is the Safeway supermarket store where serial killer Ted Bundy worked in 1968.
The store is situated in Upper Queen Anne in Seattle.
According to a multi-agency report that was compiled by the FBI, Bundy worked at this store between April 12th, 1968 and July 26th, 1968.
At the time, he was a 21-year-old college dropout who had recently been fired from the Olympic Hotel due to suspicions that he was stealing from people's lockers.
During his short stint at Safeway, he stocked supermarket shelves at night. His employment at the supermarket ended in July of 1968 when he suddenly stopped showing up for work.
In July of 1966, an unknown assailant brutally attacked two flight attendants called Lisa Wick and Lonnie Trumbull at a nearby apartment building in Queen Anne. Sadly, Lonnie Trumbull passed away from her injuries.
Several authors have attempted to use Bundy's employment at this store as circumstantial evidence that he may have been involved in the crime. However, this is factually incorrect.
Although this Safeway store is only 1.5 miles away from where the attack took place, the two timelines do not match up. Wick and Trumbull were attacked in July of 1966, which was nearly two full years before Ted Bundy started working here.
This property has been demolished.
The store no longer exists. However, you can still visit the location.
The store was demolished in 2022.
Where did Ted Bundy work?
Below, you will find the address and the GPS coordinates for this location.
The latitude and longitude coordinates for the store are:
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The full address for this location is:
2100 Queen Anne Ave North
- Bundy's first confirmed attack took place five years and five months AFTER he stopped working here. There is no evidence to suggest that he was targeting women at this stage in his life.
- The store opened at this location in 1968.
- When the attack on Wick and Trumbull took place in 1966, Bundy was working for a public utility company called Tacoma City Light.
Photos of the store and other related images.
Bundy in 1968.
In 1992, the FBI compiled a multi-agency report on Ted Bundy. This report contains a timeline of his life, which includes his places of employment.
In January of 1968, he dropped out of school and started travelling. During this period of his life, he visited San Francisco, California, Denver, Aspen, Philadelphia and Arkansas.
In March of 1968, the Olympic Hotel fired him from his job as a busboy due to suspicions that he was stealing from people's lockers.
Then, between April and July, he worked at Safeway.
Then and now.
The image at the top shows what the Safeway store in Upper Queen Anne looked like during the 1960s. The Google Street View image at the bottom was taken in December of 2021.
As you can see, the exterior looks a lot different these days.
The supermarket on Queen Anne Avenue was closed in May of 2022—five months after we added it to our website.
Images from Google Street View show that the building was demolished shortly afterwards.
According to local newspapers, there are plans to build a large multi-use building on the site. The bottom floor will contain a Safeway store. The six stories above it will consist of residential units.
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