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Parole Hearing for John Lennon's Killer Pushed Back Until September

August 11, 2010 (6:35 am) GMT
A spokesman for the Division of Parole says the star's killer Mark Chapman has been informed that his interview had been rescheduled for early September.

The parole hearing for 's killer has been postponed until September. Mark Chapman was convicted of murdering legend in New York in 1980 and he was sentenced to 20-years-to-life behind bars.

The 55-year-old became eligible for parole in 2000 but he has been denied his freedom five times by officials on the Division of Parole ever since. He was set to face another board hearing at Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York on Monday, August 9.

However, a spokesman for the Division of Parole says Chapman was told on Tuesday, August 10 that his interview had been rescheduled for early September. According to the Associated Press, parole board officials are awaiting additional information so that they have a complete record, although the rep for the board has refused to specify the details they are missing.

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