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- Posted on Aug 20th 2009 6:53AM by Stephen Dowling
In the letter he said he wanted to be transferred to "a better prison with people more like myself in it." Spector, 69, is currently being held at a medical facility within Corcoran State Prison in central California. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison in May for the second-degree murder of Clarkson.
In the letter, the producer also said he hoped an appeal for a transfer would be successful so he did not have to be with "all these lowlife scumbags, gangsters and Manson types" who would "kill you here for a 39-cent bag of soup."
He added that he had kept his spirits up thanks to his wife Rachelle, who made the 800-mile round trip from their home in Alhambra, Calif. to visit him two days a week. "She's a real trooper -- all in all, it's like a dream come true having her by my side again," he said.
Spector also noted that his wife brought him canned food so that he did not have to eat his meals in the canteen with the other prisoners. "I know it is a chance to get out of my cell going to the dining room but the less I see of the inmates, the better and safer I feel," he said.
The comments were made public by Spector's publicist, Hal Lifson.