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John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial is the most thoroughly researched journalistic examination of John Lennon’s 1980 murder, which shocked and saddened the world. The production was granted extensive Freedom of Information Act requests from the New York City Police Department, the Board of Parole and the District Attorney’s office; and the series includes exclusive interviews including Richard Peterson, a taxi driver who was witness to the shooting; Jay Hastings, a doorman at The Dakota who heard Lennon’s last words; David Suggs, Mark David Chapman’s defense lawyer; Elliot Mintz, a confidant to Lennon and Yoko Ono; and Dr Naomi Goldstein, the psychiatrist who first assessed Chapman.

“This fascinating series reopens the case – not so much a whodunnit as a whydunnit” – THE GUARDIAN

“Delivers an impressive array of new first-hand testimonies and hitherto unpublished investigative materials” – THE FINANCIAL TIMES

★★★★ “An emotional punch” I News

★★★★ “startling eye-witness accounts heard for the first time”, “Impressive” – THE TELEGRAPH

“You’ll Never See John Lennon’s Death the Same After This. Putting us squarely in the middle of a real-life horror story” – DAILY BEAST

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