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Who here thinks Kurt Cobain really killed himself or do you think Courtney Love had something to do with his death?

Do you know his autopsy says that he had too much heroin in his system to be able to pick up a shotgun, hold it steady and shoot himself with it in the head? It says he would have been passed out from all the heroin he did to even have time to load the gun, pick it up and aim and fire.

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Asked by KelsoBabeyy at 4:41 AM on Oct. 20, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I don't know I would think that ballistics and all the forensic science could pinpoint where that gun was when it was fired. Also, the amount of gun residue on him would have been substantial. However, I don't know if that was around back when he died. However, when people are doped up on drugs it is amazing what they can do and defy all science. Maybe he should have been passed out but he could have had "super natural powers" at that time and did it himself.

    It is just like asking did Health Ledger die from suicide or an accidental overdose? We will never know the truth.

    Answer by usmc0351wife at 7:05 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • To this day I still maintain that she had something to do with it, whether or not she pulled the trigger, I still think she played a major role in his death. Sad and tragic...but that's what a life of drugs will do to you.

    Answer by beadingmom17 at 10:22 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • i think he was murdered.

    Answer by heatherama at 11:39 AM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • All of the evidence that shows he couldn't have committed suicide is based on circumstantial evidence and generalizations. For example, yes, he did have a VERY high amount of heroin in his system and it would have been enough to put a NORMAL person under. However,Cobain was a long time drug user and after a while any person's body will build up a resistance to the potency of a drug that is habitually used.


    Answer by AvasMommy810 at 1:43 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • Did you know that Hunter S. Thompson (writer/journalist who coined the term "Gonzo Journalism") ingested a lethal amount of opium prior to writing his best selling novels? He ingested enough opium to kill two fully-grown, 200lb men prior to writing Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. He was able to not only survive the overdoses, he was also able to remain conscious enough to successfully write while under the influence of such a high drug dose.


    Answer by AvasMommy810 at 1:49 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

  • He was able to do this because he habitually used extremely high potency illegal drugs and his body built up a natural resistance to the drugs that he ingested.

    Hunter S. Thompson died February 20, 2005 at the age of 68. He did not die due to drug overdose. He died eerily similar to Kurt Cobain. Hunter S. Thompson had a largely lethal amount of illegal chemicals in his blood stream. Thompson was conscious enough to write a farewell note before he shot himself in the head.


    Answer by AvasMommy810 at 1:49 PM on Oct. 20, 2008

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