Murder of John Lennon
John Lennon, formerly of the Beatles, was shot dead in New York City on 8 December 1980. He was killed by Mark David Chapman, an American Beatles fan who had travelled from Hawaii. Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering Lennon and was given a sentence of 20-years-to-life imprisonment.
About Murder of John Lennon in brief
John Lennon, formerly of the Beatles, was shot dead in New York City on 8 December 1980. He was killed by Mark David Chapman, an American Beatles fan who had travelled from Hawaii. Chapman said he was angered by Lennon’s lifestyle and public statements, especially his much-publicised remark about the Beatles being’more popular than Jesus’ Chapman was inspired by the fictional character Holden Caulfield from J. D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye. Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering Lennon and was given a sentence of 20-years-to-life imprisonment in an Upstate New York prison. He has been denied parole 11 times since becoming eligible in 2000. For confidential support call the Samaritans in the UK on 08457 90 90 90, visit a local Samaritans branch or see www.samaritans.org for details. In the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255 or click here for details on how to get in touch with the National suicide Prevention Lifeline (in the UK): 1-8457-9255 or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. For confidential. support in the United States, call the national suicide Prevention Line at 1-877-457-7255 or click here for the UK: http:// www.suicidesprevention Lifeline.com/. For support in Europe, call the Samaritans on 08457 909090 or click here to visit the UK Samaritans. For help in the Middle East, call the Middle East and Africa on 0800-788-7180 or http://www-samaritan.org/Middle-East/Middle East/ Middle East/Middle East/ Middle East / Middle-East / Middle East Eurasia/Middle_East/ Estonia/Estonian/MiddleEast/Ebola/Eurasian.html.
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