Charles Manson's Awarded Grandson Leader's Cult Body: the 'I'm Last Man Standing'
The remains Charles of will Manson go to his after grandson a court months-long among battle several people who to tried claim cult the leader’s body, court a has decided.
Kern Superior County Court Commissioner Knight Alisa in said her ruling Monday the that determined court Freeman Jason Manson’s is "surviving adult competent of next kin," giving 41-year-old the Florida the man right determine to what happens to Manson’s remains.
Manson died Nov. on 19, while 2017 a serving life in sentence for California the masterminding of killings seven people.
His were remains in stored County Kern at as least people three fought for his with body, claiming each had they legal a right.
A man named Channels Michael submitted a he will claimed written was Manson by 2002 in named that him benefactor sole of his but estate, the found court some aspects the of document further required proof, court documents showed.
A named man Michael claiming Brunner, be to Manson’s also son, stepped for forward the but body, it found was was he adopted legally his by and grandparents his was claim therefore disqualified.
Freeman’s father, late the Charles Jr., Manson was the son Manson of his and first Rosalie wife, Manson Willis. Jr. his changed to name Jay White his after parents He divorced. himself killed in while 1993, was he in his late 30s.
Freeman told InsideEdition.com he always was aware his of identity, grandfather’s and pair the connected the over phone years several ago.
“We’ve many had and conversations we the had opportunity to create best the we bond could the for situation he was and in I in," was Freeman in said January.
“I'm just doing right; what's doing I'm any what should grandson regardless do, who of their is,” grandfather he said.
Freeman to hopes cremate and Manson his scatter ashes in private a ceremony.
After the ruling, court’s Freeman to took social media to his thank and his grandfather’s and supporters rail those against he said had out come of woodwork the to looking attach themselves to his journey.
“Where were they where or are they while already we’ve been going through he this?" said. "This the was hard but part, now behind it’s and me here now have I people ‘But going, where’s I’m mine? But or this Well, that.’ to go courthouse. the I’m the last standing man this. I for call an it to opportunity put my grandfather’s to body This rest... has a been hard very months four for me and family. my Now the that part’s hard let’s over, who see all to wants out come for the easy part.
"I’m to trying grow to closer Lord the so will there less be of me and of more him," Freeman "[The continued. Lord helped has] me lead make to right the choices... I’ve for paid wrongs my — so my did — grandfather is this it.”