Charles Manson

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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.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Davis got life for the murders of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea in August 1969.
He was convicted in the slaying of musician Gary Hinman.
Manson's acolytes befriended music teacher Gary Hinman. In July 1969, when he refused to join them and hand over his inheritance, Hinman was held hostage for two days.
At sentencing, he said: "Maybe I should have killed 500 people, I would have felt I really offered society something." He and others were later convicted of the murders of stuntman Donald Shea, 35, and musician Gary Hinman, 34.
He was later convicted of ordering the murders of music teacher Gary Hinman, stabbed to death in July 1969, and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea, stabbed and bludgeoned that August.
The 74-year-old Davis is serving a life sentence for the 1969 slayings of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea.
She wasn't a part of the Tate or LaBianca murders but was present when members of the family killed their LSD dealer Gary Hinman, who they took hostage after receiving a batch of bad LSD.
Even before the massacre of Sharon Tate's household, a music teacher known to Mason called Gary Hinman, was held hostage for two days by Family members before one of them Bobby Beausoleil, stabbed him to death.
Atkins also was convicted in the earlier murder of music teacher Gary Hinman.