Abigail Folger is an innocent victim of America’s worst criminals, the Manson family. Abigail herself, an actress, did attend famous parties. One day she and her boyfriend Wojciech attend a party, after which they return to the house of Sharon Tate. It is a place where a horrific incident takes place that puts Abigail Folger and four other victims to death.
It is the brutal Manson family who did this horrendous crime. Their leader Charles made his followers do terrible things such as drugs, rape and murders. He is the leader of this cult group that committed nine murders. Let us see how Abigail Folger becomes prey to the Manson family’s vengeful murder.
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Background details of Abigail Folger
Abigail Folger, born in 1943, is from a wealthy family. Her Catholic family trained her to live the rest of her life in a posh society. Abigail is not only a famous model but also a top student at Harvard University. Due to her expertise in history, she gets the chance to work in the California art museum. Working in a book store, Abigail was passionate about social work. As an exceptional writer, she did have many talents.
Plus, in 1968, she met Voytek Frykoski in New York. The boyfriend of Abigail Folger is an acquaintance of famous film director Roman Polanski. Wojciech plays a significant part in Abigail’s Hollywood career as he did speak to some big names. Still, Abigail herself is a legacy. She is the daughter of famous Coffee company chairman Peter Folger. Plus, she is the only heiress to her father’s fortune.
The conflicting relationship of Abigail with Voytek
Abigail and Voytek did start to date after their first meeting. With his ties and with her power Abigail did get many opportunities in Hollywood. However, the relationship between the couple was not smooth. However, after moving to LA, Abigail volunteers for social work in unsafe neighbourhoods of the city. Abigail and Voytek moved together to Cielo Drive in 1969. As Voytek is an acquaintance of famous director Polanski, the couple goes to meet him.
Polanski’s wife is Sharon Tate, a Hollywood actress. Sharon was eight months pregnant during the visit of Abigail and her boyfriend. She discusses her displeasure with Abigail’s boyfriend as he uses her money. Voytek did not have a career of his own. It made Sharon think ill of him. Also, Voytek used drugs all his life.
Due to this, Abigail also began taking marijuana and cocaine with him. During this conversation, Abigail also conveys about leaving Voytek to Sharon Tate.
The Ferocious murder of Abigail Folger in ‘Tate murders’
In 1969 Tate, Polanski’s wife, was alone in her house as he was directing a film in London. During that time, Tate, eight months heavily pregnant needed people to stay with her. Polanski asks his friend Voytek and Abigail to remain with his wife. During their stay at 10 pm, Abigail called her mother to say about her flight the following day to San Francisco.
She continues reading that night in a guest room when her boyfriend passes out on the couch. Suddenly, Voytek wakes up, seeing a man pointing a gun at his head. All Voytek hears is a man saying, I am a devil and here to do a devil’s business. That night, Manson members arrive at Polanski’s house to brutally kill five people. Let us see what happens in this controversial Tate murder.
Innocent lives are put to death by the vicious Manson
The next day housekeeper arrives at Polanski’s house and sees a nightmare. Bodies all over the place scare her when she calls for help. Cops arrive at the murder scene. First, they see Steven’s parent, a caretaker lying dead after taking four guns shots. What terrifies the cops is that near the victim’s body, they see a message from the murderers written with blood saying ‘Pig’.
Inside the home, they see Sharon Tate and her friend Jay Sebring lying dead on the floor. Both of these victims have severe injuries due to continuous stabbing and strangulation. When cops check the perimeter, they see Abigail Folger flogging in her blood near the lawn.
She wore a white, crimson dress, which turned red due to the bleeding. She dies after 28 stabbings in all parts of the body. Now Voytek, her boyfriend, was also dead with 51 stabs. Why this brutal murder is the question that pops up after this scene.
Manson’s cults reason for murdering five innocent lives
Los Angles cops did not take this murder lightly as they searched day and night to catch the culprits. On the same night, another couple Leno and rosemary, pass away as the same group murders them. Cops could get the evidence from these murders leading to a notorious cult group, The Manson.
In 1969, cops arrested the Manson family for theft. However, what they hear after this shakes even the cops. Manson cult is no ordinary group with petty crimes but rascals who murder without mercy. Susan Atkins, one of the members, boasts about her crime to cellmates. She says how the cult murdered Sharon Tate and her friends. It alerts the police when they take full over the investigation again.
The cops could find that Charles Manson, the leader of this mad cult group. He was a musician who wanted revenge as Polanski rejected a movie offer. It was not Abigail Folger, their primary target but Polanski’s entire household. Manson family members Tex, Susan Atkins, Patricia and Linda are murderers of this crime.
Charles Manson is a wicked man who committed many crimes in his life. Upon his order, his followers did this tricky thing to Tate, including Abigail Folger. These criminals and Charles get a death sentence for their crimes. However, after a few talks court decides on a lifetime prison sentence for all the murderers. Due to the gruesome criminals, Abigail Folger lost her life. For intriguing details about the Manson family murder, you can read the above article.