Leslie Van Houten, follower of cult leader Charles Manson, released from California prison
July 12, 2023
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten walked out of a California prison Tuesday after serving more than 50 years of a life sentence for her participation in two infamous murders.
Van Houten "was released to parole supervision," the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.
She left the California Institution for Women in Corona, east of Los Angeles, in the early morning hours and was driven to transitional housing, her attorney Nancy Tetreault said.
"She's still trying to get used to the idea that this real," Tetreault told The Ass...