A Charles Manson follower who once bragged of cutting a man’s head off lost another bid for freedom for two murders that have kept him behind bars 45 years.
It was the third time a California governor denied the release of 71-year-old Bruce Davis.
Davis has been twice previously recommended for parole — but rejected both times, once by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in June 2010 and by Gov. Jerry Brown last March.
Governor Jerry Brown Friday reversed a parole board’s decision to release from prison a former member of the Charles Manson cult.
Residents of Exposition Park are concerned about the possible parole of Manson family member Bruce Davis as he is slated to live among them if he gets out of prison.
California’s governor has been asked to make the final decision on whether a former Charles Manson follower will be released on parole after serving more than 40 years in prison.
A California parole board panel recommended parole Thursday for a Charles Manson follower who has been imprisoned for 40 years.
A parole hearing for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis was postponed at the last minute Wednesday after the inmate reported he was feeling ill.
A former Charles Manson follower who was on the brink of release from prison two years ago before then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger intervened went before another parole board panel Wednesday.