Charles Manson returns to his cell on July 16, 1971 after telling
the court he "chopped
the head off" one of his victims.
Witness against Susan Atkins, Ronnie Howard, examines bullet hole on
July 10, 1971.
The shot was meant for her, an informant.
Susan Atkins with her lawyer, Richard Caballero. Richard Caballero
was appointed to represent
Susan in the Gary Hineman murder case.
Richard Caballero also represented Susan on the
Shown here in the courtroom, Caballero says that Susan was at the
Tate LaBianca murder scenes, but claims she was under a "hypnotic
Joseph and Dorothy Krenwinkel, who are divorced both testified at
the penalty hearing on behalf
of their daughter. The Krenwinkels had
divorced when Patricia was seventeen. According to Joseph,
no bitterness; he and his wife had parted and remained friends.
an Inglewood, California insurance agent,
recalled how in September of 1967 his daughter had
Manhattan Beach apartment, her job, her car, and her last paycheck
to join Manson.
Mr. Krenwinkel described his daughter as an
"exceedingly normal child, very obedient." Dorothy
said of her
daughter, "She would rather hurt herself than harm any living
Bernard Crowe, who had been shot earlier by Charles Manson, shown
here on January 28, 1971.
Clean-shaven and shorn Charles Manson with two deputy sheriffs on
April 19, 1971.
Family of Voityck Frykowski, Manson murder victim, in court on July
27, 1971. They are from
Lodz, Poland. Mother is Teo Fila Frykowski,
brother George, and son Bartek, 12.
Dennis Rice, suspect in the "Honolulu Hamburger Case", as it was
dubbed by the newspapers, is led to
jail as he turns himself in.
Dennis had a rap sheet that went back to 1958 and had been convicted
offenses ranging from narcotics possession to indecent exposure.
He was currently on probation for
assaulting a police officer.
Thought new to the Family, he became one of its most hard-core
members. The "Honolulu Hamburger Case" was an attempted murder on
Barbara Hoyt who
was a witness on the Tate case, and former Family
member. She had been shipped off to
Hawaii along with Ruth Ann and
had been given a lethal dose of LSD. Rice had driven
Barbara to the airport.
Left to right, Dennis Rice, Kenneth Como and Lawrence Bailey are
shackled as they
are returned to jail after arraignment on the
Hawthorne robbery charge.
Kenneth Como arrested, along with other Manson family members for
the Hawthorne and
Covina robberies, is escorted out of W. Los
Angeles Sheriff's Station by deputies who are
leading him to the
county jail. Como escaped the night before only to be recaptured
on the day of this photo, October 20, 1971. The deputy on the
right is the one who
originally arrested him.