It has been four months since notorious cult leader Charles Manson passed away, yet his name continues to make headlines.
Manson spent more than 40 years behind bars for a series of murders. He was the leader of a cult called “Manson Family” in the 1960s, who gained infamy for the murder of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and eight others.
When the 83-year-old man died from cardiac arrest on November 19th, multiple people surfaced, what seemed like out of nowhere, to compete for the right to Manson’s estate.
The problem here was that Manson didn’t leave a will before he died, so his corpse, estate, and all his lucrative assets were up for grabs.
Multiple friends claimed to own Manson’s will, but none of them held up in court.
Many people have been fighting over the right to Manson’s assets, including his longtime pen pal Michael Channels, a musician named Matt Lentz, who claims to be the murderer’s son, and Jason Freeman, who turned out to be Manson’s biological grandson.
Those three are the main parties involved, but Rebecca Evans, Matthew Roberts, and Michael Brunner also argue they are Manson’s biological children and have tried to take the place of next of kin.
After a lengthy legal battle, Kern County Superior Judge Alisa Knight made a decision…