Thursday, June 22, 2017

Charles Manson follower, 69, who was convicted of seven murders is up for parole after 47 years behind bars

Manson family killer Patricia Krenwinkel, who was convicted of seven murders - including the killing of actress Sharon Tate - will appear before California's parole board today in her 14th bid for freedom.

The 69-year-old killer, who is the longest-serving female inmate in California, had initially appeared in December 2016, but the hearing was delayed when her legal team claimed they had evidence Krenwinkel was acting under duress.

Krenwinkel, who has spent 47 years behind bars, will appear this morning by the parole board who have spent six months investigating whether she was suffering 'battered woman syndrome'.   More