Charles Manson being treated in Bakersfield hospital, according to TMZ

Charles Manson being treated in Bakersfield hospital, according to TMZ

Charles Manson being treated in Bakersfield hospital, according to TMZ

Infamous serial killer Charles Manson has been hospitalised and is reportedly close to death. "It's just a matter of time (until he finally dies)".

Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, told the LA Times that Manson is still alive, but she did not comment on the severity of his condition.

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As the head of the Manson Family, Manson brainwashed his followers with visions of "Helter Skelter", an apocalyptic race war that he believed was imminent, based on his interpretation of the Bible and lyrics on The Beatles' White Album.

Now, the LA Times report that Manson has been hospitalised for a second time this year, following an initial incident in January. Four others were stabbed and shot to death the same night: Jay Sebring, 35; Voytek Frykowski, 32; Abigail Folger, 25, a coffee heiress; and Steven Parent, 18, a friend of Tate's caretaker.

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All members of the "Family" were sentenced to death.

In California prisons inmates are provided with medical care.

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The 83-year-old's health has deteriorated in recent years, and in January he was deemed too frail to undergo surgery to fix an intestinal lesion, RTE reported at the time. He has been denied parole 12 times. But a local television reporter tweeted a photo of a prison department van outside Mercy Hospital.

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