John Lennon’s killer denied parole for 7th time

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A mug-shot of Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John Lennon, is displayedNEW YORK (Reuters) – Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed former Beatle John Lennon 32 years ago, was denied parole for a seventh time, New York State's Department of Corrections said on Thursday. Chapman, 57, is serving a prison sentence of 20 years to life for shooting Lennon four times in the back outside the musician's New York City apartment building on December 8, 1980. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Chapman has come up for parole every two years since 2000 and has been turned down each time. … USA, LLC