Manson Murderer Leslie Van Houten Granted Parole Again — Her Freedom Is In The Governor’s Hands

Leslie Van Houten/Image via California Correctional Facility For Women

A California parole board recommended former Manson family member, Leslie Van Houten, now 72-years-old, for release for the fifth time. It is unlikely she will walk out of prison, as two previous California governors reversed her parole four times. With the governor election soon approaching, many expect Gov. Gavin Newsom will…




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