Chapman — now 55 and serving a 20-years-to-life sentence for the slaying — is scheduled to be interviewed by a three-member parole board panel during the week of Aug. 9. It will be his sixth bid for parole.
Shukat refused to say whether Ono's most recent letter to the board is the same one she's submitted every two years since Chapman first became eligible for parole in 2000.
In that letter, Ono wrote that if Chapman is released, "I am afraid it will bring back the nightmare, the chaos and confusion once again. Myself and John's two sons would not feel safe for the rest of our lives."
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