No Parole For Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's Killer : The Two-Way The man who murdered the Beatle in 1980 has now been denied parole seven times. He's serving a sentence of 20 years to life.
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No Parole For Mark David Chapman, John Lennon's Killer

Mark David Chapman in May 2012. NYS Dept. of Corrections/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Mark David Chapman in May 2012.

NYS Dept. of Corrections/Reuters /Landov

The man who murdered Beatle John Lennon in December 1980 has been denied parole for a seventh time, The Associated Press reports.

Mark David Chapman, New York State Corrections inmate No. 81A3860, is now 57-years-old. He's serving a prison term of 20 years to life.

Lennon was gunned down at the entrance to his Manhattan apartment building.

From Day to Day in 2005: "The Night John Lennon Died."