08/02/1990 Del Shannon dies of self-inflicted gunshot wounds
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What Happened to DEL SHANNON?
Shannon was an American rock & roll and country musician. During his life, he suffered from severe depressions. The antidepressants did not help much and he was driven to commit suicide at his home, shooting himself with a gun. After his death, he was cremated, with his ashes being scattered.