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Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family member
Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family member

Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis, convicted for his part in killing two of the nine people slain by members of the 1960s Manson family cult, was denied parole Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown. For the third time, Davis, 71, had been recommend by a state parole board in March for release from a life sentence for crimes committed in 1969. Brown, who also overturned a previous parole grant in 2012, cited "the exceptional brutality of these crimes and the terror the Manson family inflicted on the Los Angeles community" for his decision late Friday. Davis admitted his role in killing musician Gary Hinman, an acquaintance of cult members who was held captive in his home, beaten and...

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