Vincent Bugliosi, Minnesota native who prosecuted Charles Manson, dies

Jun 10, 2015 568

Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted cult leader Charles Manson and members of his so-called "family" for seven murders, then wrote books on everything from the Kennedy assassination to God, has died at age 80, his son said late Monday.

Bugliosi, a native of Hibbing whose book "Helter Skelter" about the Manson case became one of the best-selling true crime books of all time, died Saturday night at a Los Angeles hospital after a long battle with cancer, his son Vincent Bugliosi Jr. told Reuters.

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