Notorious cult leader dies at 83

Manson was accused of allegedly masterminding the killing of pregnant actor Sharon Tate and six others in two attacks in 1969

According to The Guardian, The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation issued a statement saying: “Inmate Charles Manson, 83, died of natural causes at 8:13 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at a Kern County hospital.”

Reports say though Manson did not kill anyone himself, he was convicted and sentenced to death in 1971.

He was accused of allegedly masterminding the killing of pregnant actor Sharon Tate and six others in two attacks in 1969, The Guardian reports.

His death sentence was however converted to a life sentence, following the California’s ban on the death penalty.

Charles Manson was born to Born to Kathleen Maddox on November 12, 1934 and reports say he never knew his biological father.

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