On one occasion Charlie, as he was known to his family, came into her room as Jo Ann, then nine, was making her bed.
Her attendance there lasted only about two months before an argument with her father rendered her homeless.
Charles Manson, who had been recently released from federal prison at Terminal Island, between San Pedro and Long Beach, saw her and struck up a conversation.
He had driven to the property to see if caretaker William Garreston wanted to buy his AM/FM Clock radio and had stayed on for a beer at the guest house.
Self-made man: Manson is taken to Los Angeles City Hall in December 1969 on suspicion of having masterminded the Tate-La Bianca murders four months earlier.
In spring, the party went back to the mines where they had previously staked claim on Big Bar by the Trinity.
They built a dam and continued mining until they heard that a large sawmill was being built at Humboldt Bay.After Manson and some of his followers were arrested for the Tate/La Bianca murders in 1969, Fromme and the remaining "Manson family" camped outside the trial.When Manson and his fellow defendants, Patricia Krenwinkel, Leslie Van Houten, and Atkins carved Xs into their foreheads, so did Fromme and her compatriots.Portrait of a killer: Charles Manson, age five, in a never before seen picture taken just before his first day at elementary school.His dimpled cheeks and shy smile conceal the true nature that lurked within Stephen Parent was a fifth unfortunate victim that night. She is best known for playing Joy Turner on the NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards (winning one) as well as a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.