These Were Charles Manson's Last Words

November 22, 2017
By: Catherine Townsend

Charles Manson told a pal “Gone in the sky the dead but never die” and “love for all” in what is believed to have been his last phone call from prison before he died.

Ben Gurecki, who claims to be a longtime friend of Manson’s, said he received an early morning phone call from the charismatic and dangerous former cult leader at 10:36 A.M. on November 12. Two days later, the 83-year-old was taken to a hospital in Bakersfield, California — where he died on Sunday night.

In the last 60 seconds of the call, which Gurecki provided to Sun Online, Manson said: “Gone in the sky the dead but never die.”

The full transcript of the call states:

“Not yet found just a dream of hearsay. Who’s, what’s, why’s, for what? We each can makeup our own dreams with the story line as soon as we are no where we can change. As soon as I get up, out, around me will become a team. The beast, a priest, midnight and not as much as all. Nothing with everyone and everything over and gone to start backwards again and again to nowhere and nothing again. To where you know it all as forever and some more, nothing again to where you know it all as forever and some more. Love for all. You are or could maybe and more. Not at—”

The call was then cut off by Corcoran State Prison, according to Gureki.

Gurecki told Sun Online that Manson was “not scared of death” and believed that he may even be reincarnated as a scorpion or a crow.

“I believe in retrospect he was talking about his own demise,” Gurecki says. “But you know, he won because he didn’t die in prison which he didn’t want to do.”

Gurecki said that Manson did not believe that he should have been imprisoned for life, something that he also agreed with.

The other scumbags that were part of his group — yes they deserved to be there — but him it’s a different story, he never put a knife in anybody — and you can’t make somebody do something like that. I’m sorry but you can’t,” Gureki said.

Manson orchestrated the gruesome, ritualistic murders of seven people in August 1969 — including pregnant actress Sharon Tate — according to prosecutors. Manson was originally sentenced to death, but was spared execution and his sentence was converted to life in prison after the California Supreme Court declared the death penalty unconstitutional in that state.

Gurecki, who the New York Post calls a “Manson groupie,” sells “murderabilia” related to Manson on his website,

Gurecki claims he will release Manson’s last phone call online later this year. Here is one he posted back in January, when Manson was released from the hospital after his recent health scare. Warning: It contains some NSFW strong language and an Adolf Hitler action figure.

To learn more about Charles Manson, watch Investigation Discovery’s Manson: The Prison Tapes on ID GO now!

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Read more: The Sun, New York Post

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