The Los Angeles territory lawyer gave a long-awaited update connected the anticipation of charging vocalist Marilyn Manson with intersexual maltreatment crimes, saying Monday that helium hopes to person the Sheriff’s Department probe by the extremity of this month.
George Gascón, the county’s territory attorney, gave the update astir Manson, whose ineligible sanction is Brian Warner, successful an Instagram video, promising that the ineligible process hasn’t stalled contempt being ongoing for a twelvemonth and a half.
“The Brian Warner substance is inactive nether probe by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and has not yet been submitted to our office. Please beryllium assured that we are requesting regular updates connected the presumption of the investigation,” Gascón said.
His bureau can’t proceed with immoderate charges until instrumentality enforcement delivers its findings, helium explained.
“Once we person received the case, it volition beryllium cautiously evaluated by an experienced authoritative to find if it is due to record charges astatine this time. We are hopeful that the LASD volition contiguous the lawsuit to america sometime this month,” helium concluded.
The Sheriff’s Department launched its enactment crimes probe into Manson successful February 2021 aft aggregate women came forward saying helium had abused them, sexually and otherwise. Actress Evan Rachel Wood, who entered into a years-long narration with Manson arsenic a teen successful the aboriginal 2000s, wrote connected Instagram that the singer, who was astir 2 decades her senior, “horrifically abused” her for years and that she was “brainwashed and manipulated into submission” by him. Multiple different women past shared akin stories astir their acquisition with Manson.
Wood spoke retired again this past January, saying helium “essentially raped” her portion filming the euphony video for his opus “Heart-Shaped Glasses” successful 2007.
“We had discussed a simulated enactment scene, but erstwhile the cameras were rolling, helium started penetrating maine for real,” she said.
Manson has vehemently denied the accusations, saying his accusers are “now choosing to misrepresent the past.”