June 10, 1997 in Nation/World

Manson Disciplined For Dealing Drugs

Compiled From Wire Services
 

Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson was disciplined Monday for trafficking narcotics at California State Prison at Corcoran, where he is serving a life sentence, corrections officials said.

Manson is serving time for seven murders committed while he led his hippie-style “family” in a murderous rampage during the late 1960s. He appeared before a chief deputy warden at the prison Monday and was found guilty of the narcotics trafficking charge.

Prison officials ordered Manson into administrative segregation immediately after the hearing, said Sylvia Gonzalez, a spokeswoman for the the prison. That imposes restrictions on Manson’s contact with visitors and his use of prison facilities. Few details of the narcotics case were made public Monday.


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