LOS ANGELES, CA. (THECOUNT) — Shock-rock singer, Marilyn Manson is under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who have opened an investigation into domestic violence allegations against rock musician.

The department stated its Special Victims Bureau is leading the probe into incidents that occurred between 2009 and 2011 when Manson lived in West Hollywood. Further details were not disclosed.


The names of the alleged victim or victims were not disclosed but former partners of Manson have recently spoken publicly to accuse him of sexual and physical abuse, reports ABC7.

Manson was dropped by his record label following allegations of abuse by his former partner Evan Rachel Wood – As well as several other women.

Loma Vista Recordings released the following statement on the parting:

“In light of today’s disturbing allegations by Evan Rachel Wood and other women naming Marilyn Manson as their abuser, Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately,” the label said in a statement. “Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided not to work with Marilyn Manson on any future projects.”

Wood had long alluded to Manson when discussing her own survivor story, but in an Instagram post on Monday morning, the actress finally identified him by name, reports COS:

“The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson,” she wrote. “He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who will no longer be silent.”

In a corresponding article published to Variety Fair, four other women came forward with their own allegations against Manson, which included instances of sexual assault, psychological abuse, and coercion.

Manson has not yet publicly addressed the allegations.


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