Charles Manson

(redirected from Gary Hinman)

Manson, Charles

(1934–  ) cult leader; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Released from prison in 1967, he set up a commune based on free love and devotion to himself. Members of his cult conducted a series of grisly murders in California in 1969. He and his accomplices were sentenced to death, but were spared the death penalty due to a Supreme Court ruling against capital punishment.
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Atkins also was convicted in the earlier murder of music teacher Gary Hinman.
Just a few blocks from where Manson family members tortured and killed musician Gary Hinman in 1969, a few days before the Tate-LaBianca slayings.