Charles Manson's Grandson Wins Battle For His Corpse A court decided Charles Manson's frozen body will go to his grandson, Jason Freeman. Manson died nearly four months ago at a hospital in California, and his body was kept frozen. Four different parties fought over Manson's corpse in court. The Kern County Coroner's office kept Manson's body at an unknown location since his death. Freeman said he plans to cremate Manson's remains.