Charles Manson ‘Seriously Ill,’ Temporarily Moved From Prison to Hospital: Report

Charles Manson
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UPDATE 1/3 8:50 p.m. ET: Charles Mansion is "seriously ill" in hospital, the Los Angeles Times reports. The convicted mass killer and cult leader was rushed to the ER of a Bakersfield hospital with gastrointestinal issues, TMZ reports.  

Original story below:

Charles Manson has been temporarily taken out of California’s Corcoran State Prison to get treatment at a hospital for an undisclosed ailment, TMZ reports

According to the site, Manson, 82, was taken to a Bakersfield hospital on Tuesday, January 3. 

The infamous cult leader and former singer-songwriter was charged in 1971 after he was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. In 1969, he infamously carried out the Manson Family murders.

Among his victims was 26-year-old actress Sharon Tate, who was murdered in her home by members of his cult. At the time of her death, the actress, who was married to director Roman Polanski, was 8 months' pregnant.

Updates to come. 

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