Charles Manson Cremated Following Brief, Private Funeral

The memorial occurred at a funeral home in the California city of Porterville, according to Mark Pitcher, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson was cremated and his ashes scattered following a brief, private funeral four months after the death of the man who gained worldwide infamy for the 1969 Los Angeles killings of actress Sharon Tate and others that he hoped would spark a race war. The memorial occurred Saturday at a funeral home in the California city of Porterville, according to Mark Pitcher, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene. Pitcher,…

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