In 1994, the house at 10050 Cielo Drive was demolished. But the memory of what happened there in the early morning hours of August 9, 1969, endures. Sharon Tate, Jay Sebring, Abigail Folger, Wojciech Frykowski and Steven Parent were brutally murdered by members of the Manson Family.
Susan Atkins, known within the Family as Sexy Sadie, was a member of the Manson Family. On the night of August 8, 1969, Manson told Tex Watson to take some of the girls and to go to “that house where Melcher used to live” and to “totally destroy everyone inside” .
Ruth Ann Moorehouse, also known as Ouisch, is a former member of the Manson family. She met Manson for the first time when her father, Deane Moorehouse, a former minister, picked up three hitchhikers, Charles Manson, Lynette Fromme and Mary Brunner and brought them home.
Van Houten, a one-time homecoming princess, participated in the killings of Leno La Bianca and his wife Rosemary a day after other Manson family members murdered pregnant actress Sharon Tate and four others in 1969.
On the night of August 8, 1969, Manson told Watson to take some of the girls and to go to “that house where Melcher used to live”. Watson took Susan Atkins, Linda Kasabian, and Patricia Krenwinkel to Cielo Drive.
Linda Kasabian was part of the Manson Family, then she became the star witness against them. She was the key witness in District Attorney Vincent Bugliosi’s prosecution of Manson and his followers for the Tate-LaBianca murders.
Lynette Alice “Squeaky” Fromme is best known for attempting to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975. A member of the infamous Manson family, she was sentenced to life imprisonment for the assassination attempt and released on parole on August 14, 2009, after serving 34 years.
Sandra Collins Good is a long-time member of the Manson Family and a close friend of Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme. Good’s Manson Family nickname is “Blue”, which was given to her by Charles Manson to represent clean air and water.
“They are all my children” Manson once said about his Family members. Because most children in the Family were born with no physician or midwife present it is hard to know how many children Manson fathered. learn about his known children.
Check out the mug shots of all the Manson Family members and associates.