She had stood watch during Sharon Tate’s murder. According to information from the American site TMZ, Linda Kasabian, accomplice of American criminal Charles Manson, died on January 21, 2023 in Tacoma, Washington, at the age of 73. A member of the sect led by the guru, called the Manson family, Kasabian had participated in the assassination of Sharon Tate on August 9, 1969, keeping watch while Manson entered the house of Roman Polanski and his wife. During the trial, the one who was also the criminal’s mistress confessed her adoration for the latter, declaring that he was “magnificent in his buckskin clothes” and “resembled Christ”. “We wanted to do anything and everything for him,” she admitted.

Although she confessed to participating in the murders of Sharon Tate and the other occupants of the Polanski home (star hairstylist Jay Sebring, producer Wojciech Frykowski and his fiancée Abigail Folger, and Steven Parent, friend of the villa keeper , William Garretson), Linda Kasabian had avoided prison by testifying against Manson and his group, thus obtaining an immunity agreement. His testimony was one of the strongest in the trial, which lasted nine months in all.

She “lived in poverty”

She has always confessed to regretting her actions, declaring, during an interview broadcast in 2009 on CNN. “to feel the guilt that no other (of the culprits, editor’s note) felt.” According to her death certificate, released by TMZ, she lived under another name and called herself “Chiochios” in order to protect her identity. According to a Rolling Stones magazine article published in 2016, she ended up living “in poverty”.

Charles Manson: his accomplice Linda Kasabian died at 73

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