Published On: Fri, Oct 8th, 2010

Mark David Chapman had other targets – records show


NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Apparently Mark David Chapman’s celebrity hit list was so long that he couldn’t recall all the names when asked by the parole board who heard his latest appeal for release, but he said that he targeted ex-Beatle John Lennon because he was more accessible, according to the transcripts.

Mark David Chapman and John Lennon (CBS/AP)

Lennon’s killer recalled to the board on Sept. 7 that he had considered shooting Johnny Carson or Elizabeth Taylor instead, but he couldn’t remember whether he also thought about targeting Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis among others.

“I was going through that in my mind the other day; I knew