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Manson Family Murder House Sold To “Ghost Adventures” Host Zak Bagans
Zak Bagans made an offer close to the almost $2 million asking price.
The California home the Manson Family terrorized in 1969 has just been sold to a celebrity familiar with the ghoulish.
“Ghost Adventures,” Zak Bagans bought the home that was the site of the LaBianca murders: On August 9, 1969, Manson Family members brutally killed wealthy supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary, a day after the Sharon Tate murders. Leno and Rosemary were both bound and stabbed to death, 12 times and 41 times, respectively.
When the two-bedroom house was put on the market, Bagans was eager to check out the property and plan an offer, TMZ reported, though he wasn’t the only individual to show interest in the infamous property.
The Los Feliz residence, enlisted by realtor Robert Giambalvo of Redfin, was selling for $1.9 million, which is below market price.
Bagans made an offer close to the asking price, reports TMZ. As a paranormal investigator, he noted that the property was a major buy, telling the outlet it's a "holy grail" for a "collector of dark culture."
“The paranormal is my life, so obviously the history of the property attracted me to it,” Bagans told Fox 5 in a phone interview.
The house is 1,600 square feet with two bedrooms and breathtaking views of the San Gabriel mountains. Its dark history, however, will most likely never be forgotten.
“It’s been nearly 50 years, I’m not so sure that it’s going to be a big deal for some people,” Giambalvo told KCAL shortly after enlisting the home.
It was surely a bit deal for Bagans, who hasn’t shared his plans for what to do with the house. The sale officially closes this September.