Manson family member Leslie Van Houten granted parole in California

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Christopher Brennan

“A member of cult leader Charles Manson’s infamous “family” has been granted parole by a California board, raising the prospect that she will leave prison for the first time in decades.

Leslie Van Houten, 68, was approved for parole Wednesday, with the board saying she had served her time for the grisly murder of Leno and Rosemary La Bianca in 1969.

California Gov. Jerry Brown now has 120 days to affirm, reverse or take no action against the move to end her life sentence.”

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