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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A parole panel in California recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be released from prison, as reported by the Associated Press.

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Van Houten has been granted parole by a panel five times, but those decisions have been rejected by California’s governor. This recommendation will head to Governor Gavin Newsom, who, like his predecessor in office, previously denied Van Houten’s parole.

Leslie Van Houten was given a life sentence for helping Charles Manson and other members of his cult kill two people in August 1969. She was 19 when she and several others stabbed Leno LaBianca and his wife Rosemary to death.

Manson and his followers also killed pregnant actress Sharon Tate and four others the night before the LaBianca murders, but Van Houten was not convicted of those murders.

In October, another of Manson’s followers, Tex Watson, was denied parole, according to NBC LA.

Manson died in 2017 of natural causes at a California hospital while serving a life sentence.