Today in 1981 John Lennon's killer was sentenced

On the 24th of August (25th in NZ) 1981 John Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman.

Chapman was photographed for People Magazine in 1986 at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York.

The convicted killer had a range of unusual obsessions such as the book The Catcher in the Rye, which is featured in the photographs.