Kill-crazy cult leader Charles Manson died almost two months ago, but his body is still cooling on a morgue slab as a battle rages over his remains.
The evil 83-year-old, who sent his zombie-like Manson family members to slaughter seven people — including pregnant actress Sharon Tate — over two nights in L.A. in 1969, died of heart failure and colon cancer on Nov. 19.
Manson’s body is still at California’s Kern County morgue while five people are claiming his corpse.
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“Basically — he’s on ice,” revealed coroner spokesman Sgt. Stephen Wells, who said the next of kin will decide what to do with the body once it’s determined who has the right to claim the corpse.
So far, Manson’s grandson, Jason Freeman, 41, two prison pen pals and two others say the body belongs to them.
Matthew Roberts claims to be Manson’s son, and intends to file a claim. Roberts insists his mom was raped by Manson and got pregnant.
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“It’s like a circus,” said Kern County Deputy Attorney Bryan Walters.
Meanwhile, Manson’s jailhouse pen pal Michael Channels, 52, of Santa Clarita, said he has the cult leader’s will, which left everything to him.
Channels explained he visited Manson in 2002 after they’d been writing to each other, and the fiend later sent him the documents.
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If he gets the body, Channels said he will have it cremated and spread the ashes in the desert.
“Cemeteries don’t want him,” he noted. “They think if they take him, they will pollute the whole ground.”
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