(FILES) Police handout picture dated December 9, 1980 shows Ex-

(FILES) Police handout picture dated December 9, 1980 shows Ex-Beatle John Lennon’s assassin, Mark David Chapman. Lennon’s killer was denied parole September 7, 2010 for the sixth time since he was locked up for murdering the Beatle superstar in New York three decades ago.Mark David Chapman “sat for an interview this morning and he was denied parole,” Marc Violette, spokesman for the New York State Division of Parole, told AFP. Chapman, incarcerated at Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York, has now applied six times for early release and can next apply in August 2012. Chapman, 55, was sentenced in 1981 to life in prison after shooting Lennon dead outside his Manhattan apartment building next to Central Park. AFP PHOTO/NYPD/HANDOUT/RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read HO/AFP/Getty Images)


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