After a months-long battle for his body, Manson's grandson held a service for the notorious criminal and cult leader
Jason Freeman, son of Charles Manson Jr., promised to "take the proper steps to show my respect to my grandfather and his true close friends"
Following his death last fall, four different people laid claim to the notorious criminal's body – but it's still on ice in Kern County, California
Cult leader died of acute cardiac arrest, respiratory failure and colon cancer
New show delves into the infamous cult leader's childhood as a way to understand his future crimes.
Film features audio interviews with notorious cult leader, killer recorded prior to his death
Journalist Erik Hedegaard was the last member of the media to see Manson in the flesh, at his last home, Corcoran State Prison, in California
Career criminal, cult leader and enigmatic pop culture figure upended Sixties with series of killings
After years of silence, Dianne Lake – the youngest member of the infamous cult – finally tells her story in captivating, harrowing new book
In 'Member of the Family,' Dianne Lake – who was only 14 when she met Charles Manson – reveals new details of life in the infamous cult
Ruling must still be approved by state parole board and California Gov. Jerry Brown
He led his followers to believe songs on the White Album – most notably Paul McCartney's "Helter Skelter" – were a call for a violent race war
Charles Manson's "right-hand man" sentenced to life in prison for involvement in Gary Hinman and "Shorty" Shea murders
"I gave Dennis Wilson a bullet, didn't I?," Manson says in clip from ABC doc 'Truth and Lies: The Family Manson'
The Manson and Hearst sagas captivated the nation. We talked with the original reporters to find out how Rolling Stone got the inside story on each