20 Nov 2017 17:34 IST

Charles Manson has died of 'natural causes'

He was 83 years old

Killer Charles Manson, who became an infamous cult figure after murdering several people in the '70s, died today of natural causes at a hospital in Bakersville, California. He had been imprisoned in various jails since 1971, after being convicted of seven first-degree murders.

His followers also killed many people, which is partly why he became so well-known in popular culture. To read more, check-out this Mashable article .