Man Allegedly Tries to Smuggle Phone to Charles Manson

Is cult leader cultivating a new generation of followers from prison?
1:57 | 03/27/13

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Reporter: This morning investigators are trying to figure out if charles man condition has a new flock of disciples. Over the weekend manson follower 63-year-old craig hammond was arrested for allegedly trying to sneak a wristwatch cell phone in to the notorious killer locked behind bars. Back in 1969 manson with his young brunette followers, orchestrated the gruesome murders of seven people around los angeles including sharon tate and rosemary la piablabianco. His followers haven't stopped trying to connect him. According to the department of corrections the watch never made it to manson but he has been caught with a cell phone twice in the last four years. The now 78-year-old manson who is serving a life sentence for the so-called helter-skelter killing spree spoke out from behind bars in 2011. I don't tell people what to do. They know what to do. Reporter: According to a website run by manson foll hammond is known as gray wolf and has a young female friend in HER LATE 20s, KNOWN AS STAR. Names given to them by manson himself. Not much is known about star except her striking resemblance to the three women recruited to carry out those infamous killings back in '69. In a 2009 interview star told cnn "he's really witty and really sharp and he's got a lot of good humor. He's got a weird sense of humor but I like it. It fits with me." Charlie pays attention to them. He tells them they are beautiful and that he can provide them guidance. Reporter: But as for the man allegedly trying to sneak him a communication device, gray wolf was released from jail on a $30,000 bond and is due back in court next month. For "good morning america," john schriffen, abc news, los angeles.

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