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Parole Recommended for Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten

LOS ANGELES — A California panel on Thursday recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be paroled after serving nearly five decades in prison. After a hearing at the women’s prison in Chino, California, commissioners of the Board of Parole ...
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Manson Follower Van Houten Gets Another Shot at Release

LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen a board recommend her parole three separate times. Van Houten was 19 when she and fellow cult members stabbe...