Family waiting word on human skull found in Davis County

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) – The family of Nancy Baird have had their hopes dashed in the past.
So after hearing about a human skull found in Davis County earlier this month, they are not getting overly excited until a positive identification is made.
Baird disappeared on the 4th of July in 1975 never to be heard from again. Ted Bundy who was executed in 1989 was suspected of murdering her.
She was declared dead in 1995 despite no trace of her remains

“There was a lot of speculation that Ted Bundy was the culprit,” said Wally Baird, Nancy’s brother-in-law. “I think there was some evidence to that effect at the convenience store.”

Back then Nancy Baird was working at a Fina gas station in Layton when she disappeared.
Earlier this month a human skull was found on Highway 89 about five miles south from the service station. Authorities transported the skull to a forensics laboratory but yet to receive results.
They will only say the bones are older than 10 years.
Nancy’s then husband isn’t getting his hopes up according to Wally Baird.

“I think he’d feel better with some kind of closure,” said his brother. “My guess is that he’s just waiting I don’t think he’s anticipating or expecting anything.”

But two days before he was executed, Bundy was asked about Baird’s disappearance by a Salt Lake County detective. Bundy denied he killed her.

“Nancy Baird, who is that?” Bundy answered the detective. “I’m not sure who you are talking about. No. I didn’t have anything to do with that.”

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