Vincent Bugliosi, Best Known for Prosecuting Charles Manson Dies
Vincent Bugliosi, the Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who
gained worldwide fame for his successful prosecutions of Charles Manson
and his followers for the brutal 1969 murders of actress Sharon Tate
and six others, has died. He was 80.
Bugliosi also become a best-selling true crime writer, co-authoring
the compelling account “Helter Skelter” about the Manson murders and the
sensational trial that followed, as well as other literary works. But he was always aware of his primary legacy. “No matter what I do, I’ll be forever known as the Manson prosecutor,” he once told The Times.