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Seattle PD Tweet They're Not Reopening Cobain Suicide Investigation


Seattle police have been getting out in front of the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death next month -- and in the process are sharing some new material with the world.

The department has developed four recently re-discovered rolls of film taken at the site where Cobain committed suicide on April 5, 1994 at his home in Seattle's Lake Washington area; his body wasn't discovered until three days later by an electrician who was coming to work at the house.

The new photos show a variety of different views of the scene, but nothing that changes the case; in fact, the Seattle police took to Twitter to affirm that "Despite an erroneous news report, we have not 'reopened' the investigation into the suicide of Kurt Cobain. Our detective reviewed the case file anticipating questions surrounding the closed Cobain case as the 20 yr anniversary approaches."

Nirvana will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10 in Brooklyn; there's been no word on what, if any, performance will take place at the ceremony.

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