Updated With Video: Charles Manson Family Accomplice Charles Denton “Tex” Watson Denied Parole

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Charles Denton “Tex “Watson – Charlie Manson’s Right-Hand Man

And, rightly so.
Charles Denton “Tex” Watson, one of the chief participants in the Manson Family murders in the summer of 1969, will stay in prison at least another five years, the California Board of Parole Hearings announced Wednesday.

Watson, 65, was denied parole for the 16th time, the board said, and will not be considered again until 2016.

Watson, along with Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Linda Kasabian were convicted in 1971 of murder and sentenced to death for the killings of five people, including the eight-months pregnant movie actress Sharon Tate, on the night of August 9, 1969. They and their leader, Charles Manson, were convicted and sentenced for stabbing Leno and Rosemary La Bianca to death the night after the Tate killings.

Sharon Tate

“Tex” Watson who is known as Charlie Manson’s right-hand man physically committed the murders at the homes of Sharon Tate and Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Susan Atkins was present with Watson at both murder scenes. Atkins died in prison in 2009.

Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel also a Tate/La Bianca murder accomplice remains in prison and was denied parole earlier this year. Leslie Van Houten also remains in California prison.

Linda Kasabian, who also was present at both murder scenes was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying against Manson and his family of followers.

Watson was convicted in 1971 of seven counts of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder.

He will be considered for another parole review in five years, prison officials said.

Family members of Watson’s murder victims attended the hearing on Wednesday at Mule Creek State Prison in rural Ione, California, where he is held on a sentence of life with the possibility of parole, said Terry Thornton, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Charles Denton “Tex” Watson should have been executed decades ago along with Charles Manson and the rest of his scumbag followers. It is only because of the California Supreme Court’s decision, People V. Anderson that outlawed the death penalty (for a time) that saved his sorry ass from the gas chamber.

Like Susan Atkins, Watson should NEVER be released and should die in prison. Here is one of the murder scene photos (Sharon Tate lies in her own blood):

Charles Manson’s next parole hearing may be coming up in 2012.

Charles Manson Family Accomplice Charles Denton “Tex” Watson Denied Parole

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Charles Denton “Tex “Watson – Charlie Manson’s Right-Hand Man

And, rightly so.
Charles Denton “Tex” Watson, one of the chief participants in the Manson Family murders in the summer of 1969, will stay in prison at least another five years, the California Board of Parole Hearings announced Wednesday.

Watson, 65, was denied parole for the 16th time, the board said, and will not be considered again until 2016.

Watson, along with Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Linda Kasabian were convicted in 1971 of murder and sentenced to death for the killings of five people, including the eight-months pregnant movie actress Sharon Tate, on the night of August 9, 1969. They and their leader, Charles Manson, were convicted and sentenced for stabbing Leno and Rosemary La Bianca to death the night after the Tate killings.

Sharon Tate

“Tex” Watson who is known as Charlie Manson’s right-hand man physically committed the murders at the homes of Sharon Tate and Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Susan Atkins was present with Watson at both murder scenes. Atkins died in prison in 2009.

Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel also a Tate/La Bianca murder accomplice remains in prison and was denied parole earlier this year. Leslie Van Houten also remains in California prison.

Linda Kasabian, who also was present at both murder scenes was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying against Manson and his family of followers.

Watson was convicted in 1971 of seven counts of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder.

He will be considered for another parole review in five years, prison officials said.

Family members of Watson’s murder victims attended the hearing on Wednesday at Mule Creek State Prison in rural Ione, California, where he is held on a sentence of life with the possibility of parole, said Terry Thornton, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Charles Denton “Tex” Watson should have been executed decades ago along with Charles Manson and the rest of his scumbag followers. It is only because of the California Supreme Court’s decision, People V. Anderson that outlawed the death penalty (for a time) that saved his sorry ass from the gas chamber.

Like Susan Atkins, Watson should NEVER be released and should die in prison. Here is one of the murder scene photos (Sharon Tate lies in her own blood):

Charles Manson’s next parole hearing may be coming up in 2012.

Charles Manson Follower Susan Atkins Denied Parole Again

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Convicted murderer and former Charles Manson family member, Susan Atkins (C), lies on a moveable bed beside her husband and attorney James Whitehouse (R) as she recites the 23rd Psalm as her statement during her parole hearing at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla, California September 2, 2009. Atkins was again denied parole, remaining the longest-incarcerated female inmate in the California penal system

Charles Manosn follower and murderer Susan Atkins was again denied parole.
Susan Atkins, the terminally ill Charles Manson follower who admitted stabbing actress Sharon Tate 40 years ago, lost what was likely to be her last bid for freedom Wednesday.

Atkins, who suffers from brain cancer, slept through most of the four-hour hearing during which her husband-lawyer pleaded for her release and families of victims of the Sharon Tate-Labianca killings urged that she be kept behind bars until she dies.

In a dramatic moment — one of the few in which Atkins opened her eyes — Atkins’ husband, James Whitehouse, led her through a recitation of the 23rd Psalm, with Atkins concluding in a strong voice, “My God is an amazing God.”

Debra Tate, sister of the actress who was 8 1/2 months pregnant when she was killed, told the parole commissioners that she would have a 40-year-old nephew if her sister had lived. She said of Atkins, “I will pray for her soul when she draws her last breath, but until then I think she should remain in this controlled situation.”

Another of the speakers was Anthony DiMaria, a nephew of the slain Jay Sebring, who said that the trips to the parole hearing for his family members “send us back to hell year after year.”

“I’m not here for Susan Atkins,” he said. “I’m here for Jay Sebring. The only hatred I feel is for the crime.”

DiMaria reacted angrily to a suggestion by Whitehouse that the commissioners should consider the cost to the state of housing Atkins at a time when she requires constant medical care. Whitehouse said it was costing $17,000 a month for her care.

“We are not here to balance the state budget,” DiMaria said. “We are here because Susan Atkins sent nine people to their death.”

Justice again was served. Susan Atkins SHOULD serve the rest of her life in prison.

Just as a reminder as to what SHE did:

sharontatestabbedtodeat Manson Family Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi on Susan Atkins Parole

Remember Susan Atkins famously told a sobbing and begging Sharon Tate prior to her murder and mutilation, “Look bitch, I have no mercy for you.”

As Flap said before, Susan Atkins should remain incarcerated for the rest of her natural life. Atkins should have been executed forty years ago.

Look BITCH, the people of California have NO MERCY for you.

Here is video from a local Los Angeles news outlet on the parole hearing:

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This undated file handout photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Susan Atkins. Atkins was expected to succumb to brain cancer months ago, but the former Charles Manson follower imprisoned for killing actress Sharon Tate nearly four decades ago still clings to life. Now, a hearing that is perhaps her last chance at freedom has been abruptly put off until September 2, 2009

Susan Atkins parole hearing is today.
A parole hearing is scheduled today for former Charles Manson follower and convicted murderer Susan Atkins, who has brain cancer and lost her bid last year for a “compassionate release” from prison.

A panel from the California Board of Parole Hearings is expected to consider this afternoon whether Atkins, now 61, should be released from state prison.

A Web site set up on Atkins’ behalf notes that she has been behind bars for nearly 40 years and is “now paralyzed over 85 percent of her body, can not sit up in bed and can not even be moved into a wheelchair.”

Atkins — who is being held at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla — has repeatedly been denied parole.

Her plea for “compassionate release” was unanimously denied in July 2008 after Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley and Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas each wrote letters opposing it.

Everyone knows what Flap thinks:

As Flap said before, Susan Atkins should remain incarcerated for the rest of her natural life. Atkins should have been executed forty years ago.

Look BITCH, the people of California have NO MERCY for you.

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Manson Family Prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi on Susan Atkins Parole

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This undated file handout photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Susan Atkins. Atkins was expected to succumb to brain cancer months ago, but the former Charles Manson follower imprisoned for killing actress Sharon Tate nearly four decades ago still clings to life. Now, a hearing that is perhaps her last chance at freedom has been abruptly put off until September 2009

No, Bugliosi does NOT oppose the parole – although he did support the death penalty against Atkins forty years ago.

HANSEN: Susan Atkins confessed to stabbing pregnant actress Sharon Tate. And there are many who actually count her unborn child as one of the victims.

Mr. BUGLIOSI: Right.

HANSEN: Isn’t her confession automatically an argument against clemency?

Mr. BUGLIOSI: Well, she told me that she stabbed Sharon Tate to death. But when I called her to the grand jury the very next day, Susan Atkins told me that she told Sharon Tate: Look, (Beep) I don’t have any mercy on you. You’re going to die.

She admitted that in front of the grand jury, but not to stabbing Sharon Tate. But that’s neither here nor there. Under the law of aiding and abetting and conspiracy, whether you participate in the stabbing or not, is immaterial. So Atkins is guilty of first degree murder, legally. It has some relevance on the degree of moral culpability that varies from person to person. And the person doing all the stabbing is more morally culpable than someone that did not.

But the main thing about Susan Atkins – and I have not opposed her being released, even though I sought the death penalty against her is that in addition to her already serving 40 years, which we cannot cavalierly dismiss, she’s literally on her death bed. One of her legs has been amputated. The other one is paralyzed. She doesn’t speak. She kind of mumbles. She has terminal brain cancer. And according to the L.A. Times, she’s only got a couple months to live.

So, I don’t even know if I’d put her in the same category of the others. If she were healthy and look like she’d be alive for many years, I would oppose her release. But right now, I don’t see any reason why. So I don’t think that’s a case we can put into the category whether the Manson family killer should be paroled.

All of them should’ve been executed way back in 1971, and I asked for the death penalty. But Susan Atkins is a little different story here, now after 40 years.

Here is one of the crime scene photos of Sharon Tate.

Remember Susan Atkins famously told a sobbing and begging Sharon Tate prior to her murder and mutilation, “Look bitch, I have no mercy for you.”


As Flap said before, Susan Atkins should remain incarcerated for the rest of her natural life. Atkins should have been executed forty years ago.

Look BITCH, the people of California have NO MERCY for you.

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