GIFs flood Twitter after people confuse Marilyn Manson with Charles Manson

People are tweeting 'RIP Charles Manson' thinking Marilyn Manson died

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SAN ANTONIO – Infamous cult leader Charles Manson died Sunday at age 83, but some people are confusing him with the famed punk rocker Marilyn Manson who is very much alive.

Charles Manson was serving nine consecutive life sentences for his involvement in the gruesome Manson murders when he died.

RELATED: Cult leader Charles Manson has no known relatives, body unclaimed

Marilyn Manson has been belting out hit music on stage for more than 20 years.

Some Twitter users were tweeting "RIP Charles Manson" with photos and gifs of the famous rock singer instead.

Below are some of the reactions to those tweets.

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Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.