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Media: for the tenth time have refused to John Lennon's murderer early release - RIA Novosti, 8/24/2018


MOSCOW, 24 Aug — RIA Novosti. The commission on parole in the USA for the tenth time has refused release to John Lennon's murderer Mark David Chapman, reports the New York Daily News.© AP Photo/Dave Pickoff edition In Berlin have found John Lennonaocherednoy's diaries stolen ten years ago the refusal means that Chapman will spend at least two more years in prison. Earlier the prisoner submitted the similar application in 2016. According to the edition, the commission has decided to refuse to Chapman as his release "would be incompatible with welfare and safety of society and thus would depreciate the serious nature of crime, undermining respect for the law". Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has refused to comment on this decision, but her lawyer Jonas Herbsman has reported to the edition that she has sent to the commission the letter in which she has asked not to let out Chapman. On the eighth of December, 1980 the criminal five times has shot at a back to the cult musician when that together with the wife Yoko Ono came back from recording studio of Hit Factory. In 25 minutes doctors verified Lennon's death from blood loss. Chapman didn't try to run away from the crime scene, the police has found him behind reading "The Catcher in the Rye" of Jerome Salinger in the same place. Before the planned murder he several times tried to commit suicide and was treated for a depression. Besides, Chapman admitted that he planned attempts at Elizabeth Taylor and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The court recognized the murderer as sane and has sentenced him to life imprisonment with the right of submission of the application on parole in 20 years.

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