Charles Manson hospitalized:
, the cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that shocked the nation almost a half century ago, has been hospitalized.
Lt. Stephen Babb, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told CNN the department cannot provide information on Manson, 82, due to privacy laws on health information.
Manson, who is incarcerated at Corcoran State Prison in central California, was taken to a hospital in Bakersfield.
One source said that Manson is in serious condition.
Manson is serving nine life terms for ordering a wave of killings in the summer of 1969.
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