(CNN)Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis is again a step closer to being freed from prison, but a review board or California Gov. Jerry Brown must approve before the convicted murderer can be paroled.
Davis, 72, now has won four recommendations for release from the California parole board after the board's decision Thursday. Three earlier decisions for his release were later reversed by California governors.
Brown reversed the 2012 and 2014 decisions, and then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reversed a 2010 recommendation.
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