January 3, 2017 Charles Manson was taken from Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran, California and rushed to Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield California more than an hour from the prison. All prison officials will continue to say is that "Manson is still alive". Later reports had his condition as Gastrointestinal bleeding and that he was witnessed in x-ray. On January 5, 2017 it was being widely reported by friends of Charles Manson he had passed away but those reports are premature, Charles Manson is still alive as of 4:07 Pacific time January 6, 2017. Updated condition in the video below.