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Jim Morrison’s final hours – and why cause of death remains a mystery

Jim Morrison’s death has sparked a number of conspiracy theories as the circumstances are still shrouded in mystery nearly 50 years on

Jim Morrison died 49 years ago today, but The Doors frontman’s death still remains shrouded in mystery all these years later.

On July 3, 1971, his girlfriend Pamela Courson found him dead in the bath in their Paris apartment. He was just 27. 

The Light My Fire singer had shot to fame in the sixties thanks to his poetic lyrics and wild stage performances, but by the early Seventies he had put on a lot of weight while he battled drug addiction.

His official cause of death was listed as congestive heart failure thought to be brought on by a heroin overdose, though no autopsy was ever performed.

Here we take a look at what happened to the self-proclaimed Lizard King in his final hours and the conspiracy theories about his death.





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