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Famous Serial Killers Who Are Still Alive and Kickin

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They'll probably never be free again

The world is fascinated with serial killers. All the things they’ve done, their motivations, and their pasts are so terrible and horrifying that it’s fascinating. People write books about them in order to figure out what’s going on in their heads, others make movies about them so that we can all experience what they did, and we can’t seem to get enough of diving deep into their minds. It’s not uncommon for people to strike up a relationship with the killer once he or she is incarcerated because they fall in love with them.

Case-in-point: Charles Manson. The infamous leader of the murderous Manson Family has captured the minds of the public for decades — even though he’s been behind bars since the 1970s. Throughout the ’60s, Charles amassed a group of young men and women that he convinced to kill prominent white people in Los Angeles hoping an apocalyptic race war called “Helter Skelter” (yes, after the Beatles song) would erupt. Their first and most notorious murder was that of Sharon Tate and her friends on Cielo Drive.

It was announced that Manson, after avoiding the death penalty to which he was sentenced thanks to a change in California low, finally passed on Nov. 20, 2017. But he wasn’t the only monster serving out a life sentence behind bars. In light of Manson’s death, let’s take a look at the other people who are wasting away in the system. Let’s just hope they don’t get out.

Charles Manson 2009

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