Strange: This was the TV Guide on the day Kurt Cobain's body was found - Read On
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Fourteen Years Ago This Year...
It was a Friday, April 8th, and after a long week I was sitting down to watch some TV and opened the TV Guide. I had listened intently to the tragic news all day about Kurt, and was really surprised when I sat down and opened the TV Guide at 7:00 pm that night to find the following....
On the day the body of Kurt Cobain was found, this was the TV guide, for Friday, April 8, 1994, from the Madison, Wisconsin daily paper (more photos below). Although this was in the Madison paper and effective for the Madison area, this was a nationally syndicated show and so it was the same for virtually every city in the United States that night. Notice the name of the show for that day at 7:00 p.m., "Diagnosis Murder: Nirvana." Bizarre coincidence. I saw this and was so struck by it that I saved the entire TV guide for 4 years, which was when I first heard that Kurt may have been murdered. I located the TV guide and took pictures of it.
As of April 8, 2004, 68 young people to date have committed suicide with some sort of reference to Kurt.
Handwriting sheet found in Courtney Love's backpack the week Kurt was found:
Wonder why Courtney felt the need to practice her handwriting skills right around the time of Kurts death?
Actual hand writing by Kurt at time Smells Like Teen Spirit was written:
Kurt in Ambulance in Europe with overdose
March 4, 1994 - one month before Kurt died
E-MAIL FROM AN INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATING THE COBAIN CASE, TO ME—
INFORMATION SUPPORTING THE MURDER THEORY:
Information on "El Duce" — passed a lie detector test stating that Courtney Love tried to hire him to Kill Kurt.
NOTE FOUND NEAR KURT COBAIN'S BODY
Note: A special Zoom Version of the note can be seen on a separate page here by clicking the following link - use your browser back button to return to this spot:
Note: Notice the extreme difference in the handwriting between the first 3/4's of the letter and the last 3 to 4 lines. It is so obviously different from the majority of the letter. Some suggest that the difference was due to a large dose of heroin being administered or taken during the course of writing the note, but the dose in Kurt was many times more than a lethal dose and most believe he would have been completely incapacitated immediately after the infection, and thus unable to continue writing and certainly unable to complete a letter and then handle a firearm.
NOTE WITHOUT ZOOM FEATURE
TRANSLATION OF NOTE IN PLAIN TEXT
Medical Examiners Death Certificate
A copy of the Medical Examiners Death Certificate appears below, and a special zoom version of the certificate appears on a separate page. Either view the certificate below as is, or use the hyperlink to view a special Zoom version of the certificate. After viewing the Zoom version, use your web browsers Back button to return to this spot.
Important Note: March 26, 2004 - Man confesses to killing girlfriend after viewing the movie "The Passion of the Christ." He had made it look like a suicide and the police and even the medical examiner ruled it a suicide, until he walked into the police station a month or so later and confessed after viewing this movie. Maybe there is hope that whomever killed Kurt will still confess? (Hopefully Courtney will see it!)
FAKE KURT COBAIN CORONER PHOTO
To follow is the photograph circulating on the Internet that is supposedly Kurt Cobain during the autopsy. This is not Kurt Cobain. The weapon used to kill Kurt was a 20-gauge Remington shotgun, which was placed in his mouth. The photo below is of someone hit with a larger caliber weapon, and most likely fired from the back of the head or from a distance from the front of the head, as the damage is much too extensive. It is gory, but you can click on the photo to see an enlarged version. Additionally, this individual appears to have intravenous needles inserted them, which would not have been the case with Kurt, having been found several days after he actually left us.
Kurt, Age 5
THE FOLLOWING IS A REVIEW OF THE NBC SHOW "UNSOLVED MYSTERIES" EPISODE ABOUT KURT COBAIN:
February 15, 1997
On Friday, February 7, NBC aired a segment about this case on their prime-time show, Unsolved Mysteries.
Unsolved Mysteries provided a solid introduction to some of the main inconsistencies of this case. Television is an extremely powerful medium, and the aid that this TV show can provide in getting this case to trial is formidable. The segment was labeled an "Unexplained Death," and presented the information with the seriousness and care that it deserves.
The segment focused on four issues: 1- the illegal credit card use, 2 - the lethal dose of heroin (morphine) and Valium (diazepam) found in Kurt's body, and whether or not he would have been able to handle a shotgun, 3 - the lack of any legible prints on the shells, the shotgun and the pen used to write the "suicide" note, and 4 - the forged section of the note.
Tom Grant did a first-rate job discussing the evidence. He was relaxed, articulate, and passionate but composed. By contrast, Sean O'Donnell, the Media Relations Representative for the Seattle Police Department, addressed the aforementioned issues very poorly. Nervously delivering what were obviously scripted responses, he was uncomfortable, condescending and evasive. In rebuttal to the fingerprint problem, he had only this to say:
"Well, anyone who is familiar with firearms and their use would know that as they hold a weapon, that frequently that weapon will move in their hands. Additionally, when that weapon is discharged, that causes a jerking motion, which causes the hands to move over the surface of the weapon, and all of those factors [he has mentioned only one] could cause any fingerprints that may have been left on the weapon to be unusable."
It might seem, analyzing his response phrase by phrase, that I'm being picayune or pedantic. However, do not forget that this man has received extensive training, and probably makes a rather good living, in leading people to believe his comments have weight when they do not. His expertise lies in making an impressive, authoritative representation on behalf of the Seattle Police Department, regardless of the truth, or lack of truth, of what he has been asked to say. Unlike rebuttals to issues in other segments on Unsolved Mysteries, the SPD did not use an officer involved in the actual investigation to respond, but rather, their best PR man.
Considering that Kurt was extremely high on heroin, if not incapacitated, and that he was not formally trained in handling firearms, if he had committed suicide one would have expected his fingerprints to be all over the shotgun. Granted, the prints exactly where his hands were purported to be when the shot was fired might have been smudged by the kick of the gun, but he supposedly carried the gun into the room that day and had handled it extensively from the time he purchased it to just before allegedly pointing it at himself and pulling the trigger. Furthermore, the above comment does not even address the absence of fingerprints on the shells, or on the pen. Omission was generally his manner of response. In regards to the forgery of the note, the show provided no less than two handwriting experts. However, the SPD rep did not or could not address the 12 inconsistencies they had found. He cited only that the King County handwriting expert believed the note was written entirely by Kurt. Apparently he did not believe these major inconsistencies warranted comment. As I've pointed out, it does not require any expertise in the field of handwriting analysis to see, after a few minutes' scrutiny, that the printing in the last four lines does not come close to matching the handwriting of the body of the note. I invite the reader to examine a copy of the note (examples above) and decide for him- or herself.
Lastly, following Grant's hypothesis of the murder, which began the segment, the SPD rep commented:
"Our detectives actually went into this investigation on the premise that this was a homicide. That's the way they conducted this investigation. So there was a very thorough, comprehensive investigation done from the beginning and everything that the detectives encountered indicated to them that this was a suicide."
TV Guide Description for Unsolved Mysteries episode that night—"Reports include one man's crusade to reinvestigate the 1994 death of rock star Kurt Cobain. Also: a controversial medical diagnosis--by a dog; a 1975 shootout at a furniture store; and a 1995 missing-persons case."
See the Unsolved Mysteries episode below - approximately 15 minutes in length:
Frances Bean Cobain - Kurt's Angel
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Diagnosis Murder - The First Season Episodes
When that which was hidden is made known, when that which was done in the dark is brought to light, when truth-tellers speak and act with courage, only then can we ensure that the basic human rights of all people are respected. Let that which was done in the dark be brought into the light.
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Best Site dealing with whether Kurt was murdered: http://www.justiceforkurt.com/
Tom Grant's site also contains in-depth, thorough, and current information, and see the CBS News 10th Anniversary Interview with Tom Grant and authors of book about Kurt - there will be a 20 second commercial and the interview will start - very good quality:
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