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Talkative Manson Arraigned in Tate, LaBianca Slayings

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – A chatty Charles Manson was arraigned Thursday in the Tate and LaBianca murders. Despite his previous courtroom experience — he has spent about half his 35 years behind bars on a variety of offenses — […]

Manson Delays Plea For Murder Charges

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – A tiny bearded man with shoulder length hair, clad in filthy fringed buckskin outfit and moccasins was formally charged Thursday with the murder of actress Sharon Tate and six other persons. Charles M. Manson, 35, […]

Speedy Trial Sought in Tate Murder

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – The shaggy, leather-clad chieftain of a band of young cultists who, with five followers, is charged with murder-conspiracy in the killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others, stood slouched with arms crossed Thursday at […]

The Demon In Death Valley

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – That man has wronged me. Society has wronged me. We’ll kill whatever pigs are in that house. Go in there and get them.” With those raging orders from their Rasputin-like leader, a band of hippies, […]

Manson Once Was Student In Kanawha

CHARLESTON, W.V., Dec. 12 – Charles Manson. the bearded leader of the Hippie group involved in the murder of Sharon Tate, was once a student in Kanawha County schools. Records of Manson’s being in Charleston go back to World War […]

‘Susan Was a Good Kid’; Then Came Sadie Glutz

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – She called herself Sadie Glutz. It was a name Charles Manson gave her, an outsider’s little joke on the establishment world. “Tell them your name is Sadie Glutz,” he told her. And she did. But […]

Resume Hunt for Body at Spahn Ranch

CHATSWORTH, Dec. 12 – Detective Lt. Oliver Taylor of the Sheriff’s Homicide squad returned yesterday with 10 deputies to continue the search of the Chatsworth area ranch which once was the base for hippie cult leader Charles Manson’s hate-oriented band. […]

Bored Cult Leader Charles Manson Arraigned in LA Murder Orgy

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – Charles Milles Manson, 35-year-old leader of a hate-oriented cult of wanderers, was arraigned yesterday for the murders of actress Sharon Tate and six others. The formal charges were read to the long – haired, bearded […]

Same Tate Murder Knives Believed Used in Girl Case

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 – The teen-age daughter of screenwriter Hans Habe may have been slashed to death by the same knives that killed actress Sharon Tate and six others, it had been learned today. The stabbing death of 17-year-old […]

Fountain Cultists Fear Manson Group

CHATSWORTH, Dec. 11 – The bizarre Tate-LaBianca-Hinman murder cases took another macabre twist when it was revealed today that members of the accused “Manson Family” frequented and sometimes took refuge in a religious cult retreat with a violence scarred past. […]

Hippie Cult’s Ranch Combed For Cowboy’s Body

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 – Twenty-five sheriff’s deputies today combed the former ranch home of a hippie cult implicated in the seven Tate-LaBianca slayings for the body of a cowboy who disappeared while the nomadic group lived there. White deputies […]

Search For Missing Stunt Man Pressed

Dec. 11 – Sheriff’s deputies searched a movie ranch near Chatsworth Wednesday for a missing stunt man authorities believe may be a victim of the band of hippies accused of the Tate and LaBianca murders. As three young women charged […]

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 […]