Charles Manson

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Manson, Charles

(1934–  ) cult leader; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Released from prison in 1967, he set up a commune based on free love and devotion to himself. Members of his cult conducted a series of grisly murders in California in 1969. He and his accomplices were sentenced to death, but were spared the death penalty due to a Supreme Court ruling against capital punishment.
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Det Insp Charlie Manson, of Wakefield District Child Safeguarding, said: "We welcome Booth's sentencing for offences in which he targeted young and vulnerable victims and utterly betrayed the trust of those around him.
The passing of showbiz legends such as Bruce Forsyth and Coronation Street icon Liz Dawn are much mourned, while few will shed a tear for cult killer Charlie Manson.
Ergo, mas alla de Charlie Manson y sus desvarios de supremacista blanco y senil, se demuestra que Sharon Tate no es una martir sino una musa.
Even now, nobody's ever really heard of her, even though she supposedly got killed by Charlie Manson, the most famous guy in the world.
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Roy Keane, with his Charlie Manson eyes and strangely threatening serenity, learned the value of intimidation from Cloughie.
Rather, she's famous like the Edsel or Charlie Manson are famous.
I could have sworn Charlie Manson had broken in and was making his way to the knife drawer.
The two women play, respectively, the Charlie Manson acolyte Squeaky Fromme and the huddle-aged mother of four Sara Jane Moore, both, of whom tried to shoot President Ford in 1975.
Burton says he is not contemplating "letting Charlie Manson out of jail.
fiasco but the trials of such infamous defendants as the Menendez brothers, the Hillside Strangler, Charlie Manson, and Zsa Zsa Gabor -- are transforming themselves into models of public access.