Manson Body Hunt a Bust

Diggers come up empty at Death Valley ranch
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted May 22, 2008 2:53 AM CDT
Manson Body Hunt a Bust
Charles Manson at a parole hearing. He has been denied parole 11 times since he first became eligible in 1978.    (AP Photo)

Investigators yesterday packed up and left the the Death Valley ranch used as a hideout by the murderous Manson Family after finding no trace of bodies a member of the group once suggested might be buried there. The search was triggered by a cadaver-sniffing dog and initial findings of scientific equipment which may have erroneously interpreted dead rats and insects as human remains, reports the Los Angeles Times.
(Read more Manson Family stories.)

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