Courtney Love Mocked in Newly Released Note Found in Kurt Cobain's Wallet After His Death

Celebrity News Apr. 30, 2014 AT 3:50PM
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love Police have just released a note found in Kurt Cobain's wallet at the time of his death in 1994; it appears to mock his wedding vows with Courtney Love Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage

Two decades after Kurt Cobain's suicide, officials have released a note found in his wallet on the day he died. The note, which was obtained from police by CBS News via a public information request, appears to mock the Nirvana rocker's then-wife, Courtney Love, in a rewrite of traditional wedding vows.

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It reads: "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife even when she's a bitch with zits and siphoning all yr money for doping and whoring..." 

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According to CBS, which published the note on Tuesday, April 29, the undated piece of paper was taken from Cobain's wallet when police discovered his body at his Seattle-area home on April 8, 1994. It was logged into evidence at the Seattle Police Department but never made public until now.

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Recently, the SPD decided to review their files on Cobain's death. As part of this process, they released more than 30 never-before-seen photos from the investigation.

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"I had to clear up some issues that made people believe there was some type of a cover-up," Det. Mike Ciesynski, a cold case investigator, told CBS News affiliate KIRO. "And one of those [issues] was that I had to process some 35 mm film that never was processed before."

Ultimately, the review confirmed the King County Medical Examiner's original report, which ruled Cobain's death a suicide.

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