Poisoned by the Manson Family

The Manson Family gave her a burger with 10 tabs of acid to silence her testimony

In 1970, members of the Manson Family (a commune and cult led by charismatic psychopath Charles Manson) went on trial for murdering Sharon Tate and several others. This is the story of one of those witnesses, and the Family’s attempt to silence her.

Born December 27, 1951 in either Idaho or Washington State as Barbara Jeanne Hoyt, she was the daughter of William George Hoyt and Jeanne McPherson. William, Barbara’s father, was born in 1919 in Bezenet, France during World…