The death certificate said Manson's immediate cause of death was cardiac arrest. Underlying causes include respiratory failure and metastatic colon cancer.
Manson’s age at his death is listed at 83. Where Manson was born, his marital status, education and parents are all listed as “unknown.”
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The remains and estate of the cult leader are part of an emerging battle. The Associated Press reported that Manson associate Michael Channels, Manson's purported grandson, Jason Freeman, and Los Angeles musician Matthew Roberts, who is claiming to be Manson's son, are among those seeking control of the estate.