John Lennon's killer denied parole again

Mark David Chapman, who shot dead Beatles star John Lennon in 1981, was denied parole from prison on Thursday for the seventh time, officials said Thursday.

Chapman, 57, was told by the New York State Board of Parole at a hearing on Wednesday that despite his good behaviour behind bars, he could not be freed.

"Your release at this time would greatly undermine respect for the law and tend to trivialise the tragic loss of life which you caused as a result of this heinous, unprovoked, violent, cold and calculated crime," the board said in its decision.

 

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