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Krenwinkel Parole Hearing Postponed

Friday, September 15th, 2023

Sept. 15 – Patricia Krenwinkel’s upcoming parole hearing has been postponed due to scheduling issues. Krenwinkel, 75, was slated to have a hearing in December, will not appear before the board until May of next year. Krenwinkel has been denied parole 15 times since becoming eligible in February of 1977. The Board of Parole Hearings found her suitable for parole at her last hearing, but the grant was reversed by Governor Gavin Newsom a few months later.

Updated 9/15/23 – The reason for the postponement: There is current, pending litigation challenging the Governor’s reversal of my last grant of parole in the Los Angeles County Superior Court that will not be resolved by November 2023.

Updated 4/9/24 – Patricia Krenwinkel has voluntarily waived her right to a parole hearing for one year. Her next hearing is now tentatively scheduled for June 2025.