A claim was made on mass murderer Charles Manson's body a day before the deadline.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A claim was made on Tuesday on the body of mass murderer Charles Manson.
Michael Channels, a pen pal of Manson's, according to TMZ, said Manson left his remains to him.
Channels filed a probate case in Kern County on Nov. 28.
Manson, 83, died in a Bakersfield hospital on Nov. 19.
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The Kern County Sheriff's Coroner's Office confirmed they have possession of Manson's body. KCSO took the body in as a courtesy to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
CDCR said anyone with a possible claim to Manson's remains or possessions had 10 days after his death to make those claims known.
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If Manson's body was not claimed in that time, he would likely be cremated and his ashes kept in a mausoleum in Union Cemetery in Bakersfield.
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