If Van Houten's case withstands review, her fate will rest in the hands of California’s new Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Pledging to tell the stories of the cult leader's victims meant journeying to dark places.
The infamous mass murderer is serving a life sentence in a California prison.
She has been in prison longer than any other female in California history.
Van Houten is serving a life sentence for multiple murders, but maintains she was manipulated by Manson.
Jane Doe #59 was identified by DNA testing, after she was recognized in a photo
Leslie Van Houten is serving a life sentence.
It's the fourth time the board recommended releasing the convicted killer.
A two-member panel of the California Board of Parole Hearings refused Watson's bid for parole Wednesday, during a routine