FBI File on Charles Manson

Joseph Cox filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Joseph Cox

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

- A copy of all records related to, about, or concerning Charles Manson. Manson's death was widely reported in November 2017: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/20/charles-manson-dead-cult-leader-sharon-tate

Please search ELSUR records and return any cross-referenced records relevant to my inquiry.

In order to help to determine my status to assess fees, you should know that I am a journalist writing for The Daily Beast, and that this request is being made as part of news gathering.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Joseph Cox

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • Ee8603025b573f622ac746799a878f1cb6be8abaa_Q21892_D1950586.pdf



  • 12/04/2017