Charles Manson over the years [Photos]

Posted on: 7:32 am, April 13, 2012, by , updated on: 10:09am, April 13, 2012

Charles Manson was denied parole Wednesday after a California parole panel “could find nothing good as far as suitability” for his being paroled. Here is a look at the notorious killer/cult leader over the years.

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  • Charles Manson in a photo taken June 16, 2011. (AP)

  • Charles Manson in a photo taken June 16, 2011. (AP)

  • Manson after being denied parole on March 27, 1997 for the ninth time. He told prison officials he's just too busy to be free."I'm involved in too many things,'' he said.

  • Charles Manson at Corcoran State Prison, Calif. on March 18, 2009 (AP)

  • Then-accused mass murderer Charles Manson in 1971. (AP)

  • Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in conneciton with the Sharon Tate murder case, 1969. (AP)

  • Charles Manson throughout the years.

  • Members of the "Manson Family" outside court on Aug. 1970 in Los Angeles. (AP)

  • Members of the "Manson Family" in 1970.

  • The five victims killed on Aug. 9, 1969 at the Benedict Canyon Estate of Roman Polanski. From left, Voityck Frykowski, Sharon Tate, Stephen Parent, Jay Sebring, and Abigail Folger. The next night, Rosemary and Leno LaBianca, a wealthy couple who lived across town, were stabbed to death in their home. (AP)

  • This is Sharon Tate. She was a beautiful actress who was brutally killed by the "Manson Family" on August 9, 1969. She was 26 years old and eight-and-a-half months pregnant at the time of her death.

  • Chales Manson after a reporter asked him who he really is.

  • Manson was an aspiring singer/songwriter at one point.

  • Members of "The Manson Family" (AP)

  • Former Manson family member and convicted murderer Patricia Krenwinkel.

  • Tex Watson, Charles Manson’s right-hand man.

  • Former Manson follower Susan Denise Atkins in 2001.

  • Nine members of Manson's followers.

  • Former Manson follower Catherine Share. (AP)

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