Mitch O'Farrell

Charles Manson 'a pathetic, cowardly con man' who should be remembered for that alone. Reactions to his death

Charles Manson 'a pathetic, cowardly con man' who should be remembered for that alone. Reactions to his death

As news of Charles Manson’s death spread late Sunday, many on social media said his death should be a time to remember and mourn his victims.

Michele Hanisee, president of the Assn. of Deputy District Attorneys, said in a statement that the prosecutor who put Manson behind bars “provided the most accurate summation: ‘Manson was an evil, sophisticated con man with twisted and warped moral values.’

“Today, Manson's victims are the ones who should be remembered and mourned on the occasion of his death,” Hanisee said.

The sister of actress Sharon Tate, one of his victims, got a call from a prison official Sunday evening to notify her of Manson’s death, People magazine...

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