Mark David Chapman, the man who shot John Lennon in 1980 outside of Lennon’s New York apartment, has been denied parole for the eighth time. According to our friends over at The Huffington Post, Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life back in 1981 after pleading guilty to second-degree murder. Last Friday Chapman’s request for release was denied by a three-person Parole Board panel because they were concerned that he would commit more crimes if he was released. For the full story, CLICK HERE.
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