Why Don’t We Call Them the ‘Tex Watson Murders’?

the prosecution’s rush to judgement created a false narrative

Vincent Bugliosi, appointed in charge by the Los Angeles Prosecutor’s Office of all proceedings against the Manson Family, including the Tate/LaBianca murders of August 1969, was searching for motive, trying to understand what led the Family to kill and what convincible case he could present. Bugliosi had a perfect prosecutorial record — he’d won every homicide case he’d…