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Charles Manson -- New pic of elderly serial killer

By Jake on
New pictures came out today of 74-year-old serial killer Charles Manson, showing the convicted murdered looking older, grayer, and balder, but still bearing the swatiska he carved into his own forehead years ago.The LA Times got their hands on the photo, taken during a routine update on prisoners' information files at Corcoran State Prison, where Manson is serving a life sentence for his role in the Sharon Tate murder.From the LA Times write-up: The photograph of the 74-year-old cult leader...Read Full Story

Former Manson Family Member May Get Prison Release

By Tatiana Guertin on
Susan Atkins , a former member of the Manson family may be granted an early release from prison because she has less than six months to live. Atkins requested a "compassionate release" from the prison, but has yet to disclose the nature of her illness.Atkins' husband and attorney James Whitehouse has reportedly told sources close to the case that she has terminal brain cancer and has had a leg amputated. Atkins has been hospitalized since March 18, and is listed in serious condition.The...Read Full Story

Dig to Begin at Former Manson Hideout

By Tatiana Guertin on
An in-depth excavation of Charles Manson's former hideout is set to begin today. Specialists and detectives hope that today's technology can help unearth graves and other evidence that may have been over looked 40 years ago.After a 1969 killing spree, which included then actress Sharon Tate, the Manson Family hid out at Barker Ranch in the Panamint Mountain range in Death Valley National Park.Initial tests in February found at least two sites where the inspected soil composition showed there...Read Full Story