Fun Facts [: Helter Skelter is a movies based on the murders and lifestyle of the Charles Manson and followers Manson believed The Beatles infulenced him on murders “giving clues” I picked this topic because it amazes me how one person can manipulate others to do crimes
Charles Manson Born on November 12, 1934 in Cincinnati,OH Birth name Charles Milles Maddox was later changed to Charles Manson after his biological father Physcotic Bi-Polar Schizophrenic
The Family Only 8 members help committed murders although there were about 100 at a time Murders by the family : Gary Hinman – Leno & Rosemary LeBianca – Actress Sharon Tate including 4 house guest Patricia Krenwinkel-Serving life in prison Susan Atkins-Died on 09 while in prison Bobby Beausoleil-Serving life in prison Mary Brunner-Served 6 years in prison Lynette Fromme-Released from prison in August 09 Linda Kasabian-Living in Washington and married Leslie Van Houten-Serving life in prison Paul Watkins-Died from leukemia in 1990 Charles Watson-Serving life in prison
Why join? Charles Manson manipulated his followers and said when they died they would live under ground in a place of gold called Death Valley LSD and amphetamines were additional tools by which Charlie altered their personalities to his needs He would search for young people with a similar lifestyle as his and promise them that they would join this family and be loved Promised a life free of fear and judgment
Sharon Tate Murdered on August 9, 1969 2 weeks from her due date to deliver her unborn child with husband Roman Polanski Luckily Polanski was out the country for business purposes In her Los Angeles home was her with 4 house guest who were also killed with gun shots and stab wounds
Leno & Rosemary LaBianca Rosemary was stabbed 30 times in her lower back causing massive hemorrhage Leno was stabbed in the neck and abdomen causing massive hemorrhage The followers had written on their walls and refrigerator door with the blood of the victims spelling “heathler sketler” and “death to pigs”
Motive of Murders The murders were on the surface motiveless and unconnected to Manson, but some key motives were later identified Manson was highly hostile to society, pathologically so and wanted revenge. Rejected by the music industry, Manson sought for revenge being a motive to target the Tate residence But had a strong relationship with former drummer Dennis Wilson from the Beach Boys who later joined the cult
Legal Aspects Charles Manson is currently imprisoned in Corcoran State Prison in California. He was originally sentenced to death, but his sentence has been changed to life imprisonment. He has repeatedly been denied parole. Manson never killed a person, but manipulated his followers to commit crimes.
Forensic Tools http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRGD2VyFq8U Dr. Michael Baden Barker Ranch
Reference Photos: . Charles manson trial. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr 2012. <http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/mans on/mansonimages.html>. Info: Barnes, J.. "Charles Manson." Wikipedia. wikipedia, 2011. Web. 27 Apr 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Manson>. Montaldo, C.. "Profile of Charles Manson." about.com. The New York Times Company, 2008. Web. 27 Apr 2012. <http://crime.about.com/od/murder/p/charliemans on.htm>.