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.
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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.
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.
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.
Atkins also was convicted in the earlier murder of music teacher Gary Hinman.