Notorious mass murderer and cult leader Charles Manson, who is currently serving life in prison for his various crimes, was rushed to a hospital and is rumored to be “seriously ill” according to sources.
Manson was taken from a Central Valley prison to a hospital for an “undisclosed medical issue” but sources could not provide any specific information on his current condition.
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From The Los Angeles Times:
Officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation declined to comment, citing federal and state laws and saying inmates’ medical information is private.
“We do not disclose inmate movements for safety and security reasons,” said Terry Thornton, a department spokeswoman.
Manson and other members of his so-called family were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during a bloody rampage in the Los Angeles area during two August nights in 1969. Prosecutors said that Manson and his followers were trying to incite a race war that he believed was in the Beatles’ song “Helter Skelter.”
Tate, the wife of director Roman Polanski, was 8 1/2 months pregnant when she was killed at her hilltop home in Benedict Canyon on Aug. 9, 1969. Besides Tate, four others were stabbed and shot to death: Jay Sebring, 35; Voytek Frykowski, 32; Abigail Folger, 25, a coffee heiress; and Steven Parent, 18, a friend of Tate’s caretaker. The word “Pig” was written on the front door in blood. The next night, Manson rode along with his followers to the Los Feliz home of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca, then left three members to kill the couple.
The 82-year-old Manson has had “hundreds” of rules violations since being in prison, and has been in trouble for “having a cellphone and a home made weapon.” The convicted killer has been denied parole 12 times. Manson was originally scheduled to be executed but his sentence was changed to life in prison after California abolished the death penalty.
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