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AP Was There: Charles Manson, followers convicted of murder

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Following a seven-month trial, Charles Manson and three of his followers were convicted of murder and conspiracy in the 1969 killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others .

The Associated Press is reprinting the following article on the verdicts to mark the anniversary of the killings. It first appeared on Jan. 26, 1971.

By LINDA DEUTSCH

Associated Press Writer

LOS ANGELES - Charles Manson, shaggy leader of a cult-like clan of hippie types, was convict...