LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Former Manson Family follower Bruce Davis is staying behind bars.
On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected parole for the one-time Manson follower who was convicted of two killings in 1969.READ MORE: 'That Was The Worst Thing Imaginable' Shares Vanessa Bryant On Deaths Of Kobe, Daughter Gianna
A state parole board panel had recommended the 78-year-old inmate be released however, the governor found that Davis “currently poses an unreasonable danger to society if released from prison at this time.”READ MORE: Man In His 20s Dies Hours After Being Shot In Long Beach; Motive Unknown
Davis was convicted in 1972 of first-degree murder and conspiracy for the July 25, 1969, stabbing death of musician Gary Hinman in his Topanga Canyon home and the killing of Donald “Shorty” Shea, who was last seen alive on Aug. 27, 1969.
Charles Manson, who died in 2017, was repeatedly denied parole, as were most of his co-defendants.MORE NEWS: What To Expect As 'Supercharge' Storm Moves Into SoCal
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