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Kurt Cobain Death Scene Letter Released 20 Years Later

Updated: 04/30/2014 12:49 PM
Created: 04/30/2014 12:45 PM KAALtv.com

SEATTLE (AP) - A handwritten note police discovered in Kurt Cobain's wallet after his suicide disparages Courtney Love, the late Nirvana front man's wife.
    
CBS News reports that the note was taken from Cobain's wallet when police arrived at his home on April 8, 1994, after Cobain fatally shot himself. The note was never made public. CBS obtained it from the Seattle Police via a public information request.
    
The network reports that the undated note, apparently written by Cobain on stationery from San Francisco's Phoenix Hotel, is written like a mock wedding vow. It references Love as Cobain's "lawful shredded wife" who would be "siphoning" his money for drugs.
    
Cobain, who was 27 when he died, sold millions of albums with Nirvana and helped popularize the Pacific Northwest's heavy, muddy "grunge" rock.

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FILE - In this 1993 file photo, lead singer of Nirvana Kurt Cobain is photographed. It's been two decades since the Nirvana frontman took his own life yet he remains on in the thoughts of those he influenced and entertained.
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