The Death

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In Music
  • John Lennon is shot and killed

    John Lennon is shot and killed
    On the evening of Monday, December 8, 1980, 40-year-old John Lennon was shot four times in the back (the fifth shot missed) in the entrance hallway of the Dakota, with hollow-point bullets from a Charter Arms .38 revolver, by Mark David Chapman. Lennon had autographed a copy of Double Fantasy for Chapman earlier that same night.
  • Kurt Cobain Found Dead in Home

    Kurt Cobain Found Dead in Home
    Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the American grunge band Nirvana, was found dead at his home located at 171 Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle, Washington, United States on April 8, 1994, having passed away three days prior on April 5. The Seattle Police Department incident report states that Cobain was found with a shotgun across his body, had a visible head wound and there was a suicide note discovered nearby. The King County Medical Examiner noted that there were puncture wounds on the insi
  • Tupac Shakur Killed in Drive By

    Tupac Shakur Killed in Drive By
    At approximately 11:15 pm, Tupac Shakur was struck by four of twelve or thirteen shots fired from one vehicle to the next in the middle of the street, with bullets hitting him in the chest, the pelvis, and his right hand and thigh. One of the rounds apparently ricocheted into Shakur's right lung.
  • Michael Jackson found dead in home

    Michael Jackson found dead in home
    On June 25, 2009, Michael Jackson died of acute propofol and benzodiazepine intoxication after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home on North Carolwood Drive in the Holmby Hills neighborhood in Los Angeles. His personal physician, Conrad Murray, said he had found Jackson in his room, not breathing and with a barely detectable pulse, and that he administered CPR on Jackson's bed to no avail.
  • Whitney Houston Found Dead in Hotel Room

    Whitney Houston Found Dead in Hotel Room
    She was discovered dead in a bathtub, in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 11, 2012, but the cause of her death was not officially issued until March 22, 2012. Although drugs did contribute to her death, the official autopsy and toxicology results from the Los Angeles County Coroner said that the causes of Whitney Houston's death were drowning and the "effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use."