The California home where Charles Manson‘s cult followers brutally murdered two people is on the market again, after having been sold last year to Ghost Adventures star Zak Bagans.
The 1920s home in the neighborhood of Los Feliz was the scene of unimaginable horror just over 50 years ago when Manson followers killed grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife Rosemary on August 10, 1969.
The home, which is located at 3311 Waverly Drive and was built in 1922, has two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. It has a current asking price of $2,200,000, listed with real estate agent Robert Giambalvo.
Bagans, who leads a team of paranormal investigators on hunts to track down evidence of the supernatural on his Travel Channel show, purchased the property for $1,988,800 last July. Prior to the purchase, it was last sold in 1998.
"When I walked onto the property I was blown away by the panoramic views in the front and backyards … it’s breathtaking,” he said at the time. “Yes the house has a very dark and gruesome history, but I was also intrigued by the energy I felt while there … It was mysterious and palpable.”
Last week, Bagans told TMZ that he originally bought the home with the intention to film there, but has since decided to cancel the project out of respect for the LaBianca family.
Leno and Rosemary were discovered inside the home the night of August 10, 1969, both having been stabbed multiple times.
Their murders took place just one night after Manson’s followers entered the Los Angeles home of film director Roman Polanski and savagely stabbed his pregnant wife, actress Sharon Tate, and shot and stabbed four others.
In total, Manson and his followers were convicted of nine killings. Almost 50 years later, the murders still shock — and some believe the cult was responsible for even more killings.
Tate’s sister Debra Tate is one of those people, citing several unsolved stabbing murders she believes Manson is responsible for, as she previously told PEOPLE, “We are just scraping the surface.”
Tate believes additional bodies may be buried at Barker Ranch, where the Manson family lived before their arrests in the fall of 1969.
Speaking about the unsolved stabbing murders, she told PEOPLE, “There was nobody else at that time — other than the Zodiac Killer — who was prevalent at wielding a knife like these people.”
One of the stabbing victims was 19-year-old Reet Jurvetson, who was found on November 16, 1969 in dense brush off L.A.’s Mulholland Drive. The knife attack and where her body was dumped — about five miles away from Polanski’s — fueled speculation that the Manson family was involved.
Tate, who has spent a lifetime attending parole hearings of Manson and his followers and fighting against their release, hoped that the release of hours of audio recordings between Manson henchman Charles “Tex” Watson and his former attorney in 1969 would shed light on the unsolved murders. But the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has not released the tapes.
“We might be able to rule in [additional murders] if we got our hands on those tapes,” Tate said.
However, Manson family follower Bruce Davis’ attorney Michael Beckman says the tapes are likely not incriminating.
“They haven’t used it to prosecute anybody because there’s nothing on them,” he says.
Despite this, Tate, a victims’ advocate, hopes to one day find answers.
“All of [the possible victims] have family members in various walks of life that are in a state of torture, absolute torture,” to find answers, she said.
Manson died in 2017 at the age of 83 of natural causes. He was serving nine life sentences in California’s Corcoran State Prison.
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