Category Archives: Archived News

Single Trial Planned In Tate Murder Case

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 – Prosecutors say they will seek a single trial for the bearded leader and five members of a nomadic clan charged with murder and conspiracy in the killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others. They

Film Stunt Man Feared Beheaded by Cultists

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 – Detectives late Wednesday began a methodical search of the Spahn ranch near Chatsworth — home of the nomadic hippie cult accused in the massacre murders of seven persons — for the body of a ranch

Woman Linked To 2 Slayings Is Not Iowan

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 – Los Angeles authorities say a woman indicted in two murders along with five persons charged in the Sharon Tate slayings apparently lied when she identified herself is being from Iowa. Police said a Woman they

Search for Ninth Possible Victim of Hippie Band

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Dec. 11 – Sheriffs deputies searched a movie ranch near here Wednesday for a missing stunt man authorities believe may be a victim of the band of hippies accused of the Tate and La Bianca murders. As three

Arraignment Tomorrow In Tate Case

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 – Charles M. Manson was turned over to Los Angeles detectives by Inyo County authorities yesterday for arraignment here tomorrow on murder-conspiracy charges in the deaths of actress Sharon Tate and six others. Inyo County had

Link Of Tate Murders To Slaying Of Teeners Probed

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 – An investigation is being conducted into possible links between the seven Tate-LaBianca slayings and the Nov. 5 stabbing deaths of two young Church of Scientology members, police said today. The disclosure came as Charles Manson,

Tate Murder Suspect Faces Arraignment Today

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 – Hippie cult leader Charles Manson was in jail here today after being driven from Independence, Calif., last night to face arraignment in court for the murders of actress Sharon Tate and six other persons. Manson

Police Say ‘Grinding Work’ Solved Murders

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 – Members of “the Manson. Family” hippie cult who turned informers and “grinding day and night work” broke the Sharon Tate murder case, says the chief police investigator of the brutal crimes. The timetable for the

CHP Investigator Headed Early Probe Of Mansons

FRESNO, Dec. 10 – A Highway Patrol investigator who spearheaded early investigations leading to the arrests of a nomadic group called “The Family” in Death Valley said there was talk of a connection between the group and the Sharon Tate

Possible Links Between Tate, Scientology Murders Studied

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 – Detectives here are investigating possible links between the recent slayings of two young scientologists and the seven murders linked to the alleged killers of actress Sharon Tate, it was learned Tuesday. Parallels among the savage

Manson Indicted In Tate Murders

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 – Charles M. Manson, self-styled “God” of a desert commune, and five of his followers were indicted Monday on murder charges in the deaths of actress Sharon Tate and six others. Named by a Los Angeles

5 Indicted In Tate Murders

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 – Five members of a weird hippie band, including the cults’ high priest, Charles M. Manson, have been indicted for murder in the slaying of Actress Sharon Tate and six other persons in August. They each

3 Women, 2 Men Indicted In Sharon Tate Slayings

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 – A grand jury which deliberated only 20 minutes has indicted three young women and two men from a desert commune on murder and conspiracy charges in the bizarre slaying of actress Sharon Tate and four

Tate Murders Grand Jury Indicts Six; Foreman Calls Crimes Worst in History

Three girls, all members of the Charles Manson family of hippies, leave the grand jury hearing room after testifying to their knowledge of the Sharon Tate murders. The three, (L-R) Diana Bluestein, Nancy Pitman and Rachel Morse, were arrested recently,

Indictments Expected Today

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 – Seven members of the mystic hippie “family” linked with the savage Sharon Tate killing and seven other slayings were expected to be indicted today at the conclusion of county grand jury deliberations. Deputy District Attorneys

Leader Played Part Of Evil Pied Piper

DEATH VALLEY, Dec. 8 – It was almost nightfall, the dusk making even more eerie the crags and cactus of Goler Wash in Death Valley when a handsome young highway patrolman shoved open the kitchen door of the old mining

15 Called in Tate Slaying Case

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 – A fingerprint expert and the former leader of a band of motorcycle riders were among 15 witnesses called to testify today as a grand jury pressed its investigation into the slaying of actress Sharon Tate

Manson Planned Black, White War

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 – Charles Manson talked of triggering a war between blacks and whites by killing whites — including white police — and making it appear that blacks were responsible. Friends recalled: “He said he was building a

Grand Jury To Conclude Tate Probe

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8 – A grand jury is expected to conclude its investigation Monday into a district attorney’s request that Charles M. Manson and several members of his communal “family” he charged with murder in the Sharon Tate slayings.

Shock Deepens as Tate Killing Story Unfolds

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 – People die every day – in wars, on freeways, in the ocean…in the air. But at no time has the death of five people so shocked the world as in the case of the senseless