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Charles Manson gets marriage license in prison

Posted at 9:30 PM, Nov 17, 2014

Charles Manson is getting married.

The Associated Press reports that Manson, 80, has received a marriage license to wed Afton Elaine Burton, 26, of Corcoran, California on Nov. 7.

A date for the wedding is unknown.

Should Manson and Burton marry, they will be allowed to have 10 outside visitors attend the ceremony. However, the Associated Press reports that no conjugal visits are allowed.

Manson is currently serving life in prison for his involvement in at least seven 1969 murders. He is eligible for parole in 2027.

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Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on twitter at @GavinStern or email him at