Dying Manson Murderer Denied Release

Charles Manson follower and convicted mass murderer Susan Atkins has been denied parole, Lt. Bart Fortner, a spokesman at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, Calif., told ABCNews.com. The hearing officials cited the "atrocious" and "dispassionate" nature of the murders committed in 1969. Atkins, 61, is riddled with cancer, paralyzed over most of her body and has had her left leg amputated. She requested the early release so she could die outside of prison. The one-time...Full Story
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