While it is fairly certain that Charles Manson has children, the precise number is unknown, with conservative estimates counting three. These are Charles M. Manson Jr, Charles Luther Manson and Michael Brunner.Continue Reading
Charles M. Manson Jr. was born in 1956 to Rosalie Jean Willis, and he committed suicide in 1993. Charles Luther Manson was born April 10, 1963 to Leona Rae "Candy" Stevens. Both Willis and Stevens were married to Manson.
Michael Brunner was born April 1, 1968 to Mary Brunner, the first member of Manson's notorious cult, "The Family." It is possible that Manson fathered four other children within that cult.Learn more about Famous Crimes
To contact Charles Manson by mail, address the envelope to Charles Manson, B-33920, 4A4R51, P.O. Box 3476, Corcoran, CA 93212-3476. All correspondence will be subject to review, because Manson is currently serving a life sentence in Corcoran prison.Full Answer >
Charles "Buck" Thurman was released from prison in 1991. Thurman was in prison for seven years after abusing his wife, Tracey Thurman. Tracey Thurman sued the city of Torrington for the police department's failure to protect her, and she was awarded $2.3 million.Full Answer >
The Manson family, a loosely organized social group centered around a supposed guru or spiritual leader named Charles Manson, had multiple members who have been found guilty of a variety of crimes, from the murder of actress Sharon Tate to an assassination attempt on President Gerald Ford. The latter crime was committed by a Manson family member named Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who served 34 years in prison for her attempt on President Ford's life in 1975.Full Answer >
The Amityville murders, which inspired the 1979 Oscar-nominated film, "The Amityville Horror," were the murders of Ronald J. DeFeo and his wife, Louise, as well as four of their children, John, Mark, Allison and Dawn. The police learned of the murders after the eldest son, Ronald "Butch" DeFeo, claimed he found the bodies on the second floor of the family's home. Authorities convicted DeFeo of shooting his parents and siblings while they slept on the morning of Nov. 13, 1974.Full Answer >