Spector sent to 'sensitive needs' unit

spectorprisonmug.jpgConvicted killer Phil Spector was moved Monday to the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran, in the San Joaquin Valley near Fresno. It's the state's largest prison and has housed Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan and other high profile inmates. Officials say Spector was placed in the "sensitive needs facility" of the prison and given a single cell with no cellmate.

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