Charles Manson Facts

Charles Manson Facts
Charles Milles Manson is a former cult leader and mass murderer. He was born November 12th, 1934 to Kathleen Maddox, a 16-year old single mother. It is believed that Charles Manson's biological father was Colonel Walker Scott but it is not known they ever knew each other. Charles Manson's mother and brother robbed a service station in 1939 and Charles was sent to live with an aunt and uncle. He ended up in a home for boys after her release and later robbed a liquor store to afford rent. His first jail term was in 1951, and from there his crimes continued.
Interesting Charles Manson Facts:
Charles Manson resides in Corcoran State Prison in California. He has been there since 1971.
Charles Manson's family was essentially a group of about 100 followers who enjoyed using hallucinogenic drugs and began to believe that he was Jesus.
Charles Manson's first murder victims were killed on August 9th, 1969 by Manson's followers Charles Watson, Linda Kasabian, Susan Atkins, and Patricia Krenwinkel. The victims were Sharon Tate, Wojciech Frykowski, Abigail Folgerma and Jay Sebring.
An 18 year old named Steven Parent was also killed at the Tate and Polanski home.
Charles Manson criticized the murders afterwards saying they had been sloppy.
Charles Manson had targeted Polanksi (filmmaker) and Tate (actress) because they represented the world of show business that had rejected Manson.
Sharon Tate was eight months pregnant when the Manson 'family' murdered her.
The next night the Manson 'family' murdered Leno LaBianca and Rosemary LaBianca.
Charles Manson had a son with a waitress he married in the 1950s. His son committed suicide in the 1990s.
Charles Manson was very interested in Armageddon and Scientology. He believed that he was privy to the planet's eventual demise.
When Charles Manson's 'family' was arrested it was not because of the murders. They were picked up on vandalism charges.
Susan Atkins eventually gave enough info to the police to help them realize that Manson and his followers were to blame for the crimes.
Charles Manson released an album during his trial in an effort to raise money.
During the trial Charles Manson showed up with an X carved into his forehead. Others soon followed and it turned into a swastika.
During the trial the murderers giggled and showed no remorse for their crimes.
Charles Manson was convicted in 1975 of first degree murder and sentenced to death.
Charles Manson's death sentence was commuted when California invalidated all death sentences that were handed down before 1972.
The Beach Boys released a song in 1969 called Cease to Exist that was written by Charles Manson. They had spent a little time with him at Brian Wilson's home studio.
The house where Sharon Tate and several of the other victims of Charles Manson were murdered has been demolished. Real estate agents do not want to list the new house so it is empty.
In 2017 Charles Manson was hospitalized with a reportedly serious illness. No details have been released other than he is in Bakersfield.

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