LA County Sheriff’s investigators raided an address associated with Marilyn Manson on Monday morning, a source told the department Rolling stone. The news comes right after Rolling stoneThe talk about the singer, whose real name is Brian Warner, and his allegations of sexual abuse of several women, some of whom accused him of locking women in a soundproof room. Several lawsuits are underway.
Special Victims Unit investigators searched Warner’s home for personal belongings related to the sexual assault allegations made against him. We don’t know what was taken. “What I can confirm is that there was a search warrant that was served this morning,” a source from the LA County Sheriff said. “It is confirmed that it was [Warner’s] address, its location. It was a search warrant for his property.
Manson’s representatives did not immediately respond to Rolling stonerequest for comments.
In Rolling stone, several women, including model Ashley Morgan Smithline, said they were forced to stay in the soundproof space, described as the size of a department store walk-in closet, for hours. Game Of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco alleges that Warner frequently verbally assaulted her; deprived her of sleep and food; bit, cut, electrocuted and whipped her without her consent; and raped her during their two years together.
“My clients continue to fully support LASD in its ongoing investigation and applaud this latest step to ensure Brian Warner is held to account,” said Jay Ellwanger, the lawyer representing Bianco and Smithline. Rolling stone.
Additional reporting by Nancy Dillon