1960s cult leader Charles Manson dead

  • Charles Manson, a 1960s cult leader has died aged 83. Manson's followers committed many heinous crimes that shocked the United States. Media reports quoted the California Department of Corrections as saying that Manson had died of natural causes. In 1969, Manson orchestrated a wave of violence, killing seven people. Sharon Tate, wife of movie director Roman Polanski. Manson had served nine life terms in prisons in California. The cult leader was denied parole 12 times.

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