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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.


Associated Press Writer

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