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Suicide of Kurt Cobain

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Kurt Cobain's Death Report from ABC News (April 8, 1994)

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Video: The day Kurt Cobain died

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Dave Grohl: "I went through a really dark period" following Kurt Cobain's death

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A couple unseen death scene pictures of Kurt Cobain

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Kurt Cobain Simulation Of Death Scene (simulación de su muerte) by Antrax

On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead at his home, located at 171 Lake Washington Boulevard East in Seattle, Washington. Forensic analysis at the time determined he had died by suicide on April 5. The Seattle Police Department incident report states: "Kurt Cobain was found with a shotgun across his body, had a visible head wound and there was a suicide note discovered nearby." The King County Medical Examiner noted puncture wounds on the inside of both the right and left elbow. Prior to his death, Cobain had checked out of a drug rehabilitation facility and had been reported as suicidal by his wife Courtney Love.
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