Britain’s most notorious prisoner, Charles Bronson, on his wedding day. Bronson, also known as Charles Salvador, married his bride in November 2017. Paula Williamson is a former soap-opera actress who wrote to notorious murderers such as Ian Brady before wedding the hardened criminal.
The notorious leader of the “Manson Family cult” that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, died Sunday in a Bakersfield, Calif., hospital.
Manson returned to the hospital in mid-November after being hospitalized in January. He was transferred out of Corcoran State Prison, where he had been serving nine life sentences. He had been denied parole 12 times.
A career criminal from an impoverished and abusive background, Manson was first incarcerated in 1951 and by age 32 had spent half of his life behind bars.