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Entertainment Lennon's killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

20:27  22 september  2020
20:27  22 september  2020 Source:   ap.org

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Chapman said he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for the “despicable” act. Chapman made the comments in response to questions Mark David Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time.

John Lennon ' s killer apologised to the singer's widow, Yoko Ono, calling the assassination an "extremely selfish act" for which he believes he " deserves " the death penalty . Mark David Chapman, 65, made the comments during a parole hearing last month which saw him denied parole for the 11th

FILE -  This Jan. 31, 2018 photo, provided by the New York State Department of Corrections, shows Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Chapman said he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for the “despicable” act. Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. (New York State Department of Corrections via AP, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - This Jan. 31, 2018 photo, provided by the New York State Department of Corrections, shows Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Chapman said he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for the “despicable” act. Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. (New York State Department of Corrections via AP, File)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a "despicable” act.

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John Lennon ' s killer has apologised to the singer's widow, Yoko Ono, saying he thinks about the 'despicable act' all the time. During the hearing, Chapman said he killed Lennon , 40, for ' glory ' and admitted he deserves the death penalty . 'I just want to reiterate that I'm sorry for my crime,' he said .

John Lennon ’ s killer , Mark David Chapman, said he accepts he may spend the rest of his life behind bars (PA). During the hearing, Chapman said he killed Lennon , 40, for “ glory ” and admitted he deserves the death penalty . “I just want to reiterate that I’m sorry for my crime,” he said .

Mark David Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. As in previous parole board hearings, the now 65-year-old inmate expressed remorse for gunning down the former Beatle outside the musician's Manhattan apartment building.

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 1980, file photo, a crowd gathers outside the Dakota apartment building after John Lennon, who lived there, was shot hours earlier in front of the building when returning home on the evening of Dec. 8. Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed Lennon, said he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for the © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Dec. 9, 1980, file photo, a crowd gathers outside the Dakota apartment building after John Lennon, who lived there, was shot hours earlier in front of the building when returning home on the evening of Dec. 8. Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed Lennon, said he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for the "despicable" act. Chapman made the comments in response to questions last month from a parole board, which denied him parole for an 11th time. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)

“I assassinated him .. because he was very, very, very famous and that’s the only reason and I was very, very, very, very much seeking self-glory. Very selfish,” Chapman said, according to a transcript released by the state Monday after an open records request.

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John Lennon ' s killer has apologised to the singer's widow, Yoko Ono, saying he thinks about the "despicable act" all the time During the hearing, Chapman said he killed Lennon , 40, for " glory " and admitted he deserves the death penalty . "I just want to reiterate that I'm sorry for my crime," he said .

JOHN Lennon ’ s killer has apologised to Yoko Ono for murdering her music legend husband. Mark Chapman, 65, said he deserved the death penalty for the shooting in Music legend John Lennon ' s killer , March Chapman pictured right, has apologised to his victim's wife Yoko OnoCredit: Paul Goresh.

Looking back 40 years later, Chapman called his actions “creepy” and “despicable.” He said he thinks all the time about the pain he inflicted on Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono.

“I just want her to know that she knows her husband like no one else and knows the kind of man he was. I didn’t,” he said.

Chapman shot and killed Lennon on the night of Dec. 8, 1980, as he and Ono were returning to their Upper West Side apartment. Lennon had signed an autograph for Chapman on a copy of his recently released album, “Double Fantasy,” earlier that day.

“He was actually kind to me that day,” Chapman said.

Chapman is serving a 20-years-to-life sentence at Wende Correctional Facility, east of Buffalo. He told the board he would have “no complaint whatsoever” if they chose to leave him in prison for the rest of his life.

“I deserve zero, nothing. At the time I deserved the death penalty. When you knowingly plot someone’s murder and know it’s wrong and you do it for yourself, that’s a death penalty right there, in my opinion,” he said.

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Chapman told parole board members he still thinks about how Lennon was “incredible” to him earlier that day. He said he had been going through an internal “tug Chapman claimed he sought notoriety and felt no animosity for Lennon , even though he loaded his gun with more lethal hollow-point bullets.

Image: John Lennon and Yoko Ono, pictured in 1969. Chapman also believes he should have been given the death penalty , according to the transcript. I assassinated him … because he was very, very, very famous and that' s the only reason and I was very, very, very, very much seeking self- glory

In denying him parole, the board said Chapman committed an “evil act” and said they found his statement that “infamy brings you glory” disturbing.

Chapman will be up for parole again in August 2022.


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