Vincent T. Bugliosi, Manson Prosecutor and True-Crime Author, Dies at 80

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Vincent T. Bugliosi, who successfully prosecuted the cult leader Charles Manson and several acolytes for the savage murders of the actress Sharon Tate and six other people in August 1969, then became a best-selling writer of true-crime books, died on Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 80.

He had been struggling with cancer, his son, Vincent Jr., told The Associated Press.

... Two of Mr. Bugliosi’s other books, “Till Death Do Us Part,” written with Ken Hurwitz and published in 1978, and “Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy” (2007), also won Edgars....

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