According to CBS, Seattle police has released a note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet at the time of his death that was kept private until now.The note, which is not dated, mocks the NIRVANA frontman's vows with his then-wife Courtney Love, begins as a seemingly direct parody of standard Christian marriage vows, starting with the words, "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife..." It goes on to say, "even when she's a bitch with zits and siphoning all [your] money for doping and whoring..." The note is written on stationery from the Phoenix Hotel outside of San Francisco and is in stark contrast to Cobain's presumed suicide note that calls Love a "goddess of a wife who sweats ambition and empathy." Seattle police recently released dozens of never-before-seen photos from the scene of Cobain's suicide nearly 20 years ago. The police re-examined the case last month in advance of media interest surrounding the 20th anniversary of Cobain's death and came across four rolls of undeveloped film taken at his Seattle home on April 8, 1994, the day his body was found after he shot himself three days earlier. According to The Pulse Of Radio, the photos revealed no new evidence, but paint a bleak picture of his final hours. The room he was in was empty of furniture except for one stool, while other photos reveal what police say was his suicide note and his "heroin kit" of drug paraphernalia. More photos show Cobain's wallet, trash strewn around and various views of his residence. On Monday (April 28), police revealed a report detailing a cold case homicide detective's recent review of the 20-year-old investigation. Cobain died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound not long after he took a massive dose of heroin — which could have proven fatal on its own. Cobain began using heroin to ease chronic stomach pain he had suffered from his entire life, and his biographer, Charles R. Cross, told The Pulse Of Radio that one of the biggest misconceptions about Cobain was that he glamorized drug use. "Here was a guy who tried, almost ever since he started heroin, to quit," he said. "He was in rehab at least five different times, he got extensive help, but none of it ultimately worked or kept. And in his diaries, you know, hundreds and hundreds of times he's pleading to God that he wants to quit drugs. So this idea that he in any ways glamorized drug use or promoted it is just absolutely untrue." Detective Mike Ciesynski, who was assigned to review the case, said that he developed the rolls of film to possibly help quiet persistent and groundless conspiracy theories that Cobain was murdered. NIRVANA was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on April 10 — just five days after the 20th anniversary of Cobain's death.
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