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This Day in History: Jim Morrison Dies (Saturday, July 3)

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This Day in History: , Jim Morrison Dies.
July 3, 1971.
The lead singer of The Doors
was found dead in the bathtub
of a Paris apartment he shared
with girlfriend, Pamela Courson.
The charismatic icon,
known as "the Lizard
King," was 27 years old.
No autopsy was conducted
by French officials, and his
death was attributed to heart failure.
Morrison had a history of
substance abuse. Biographers
assert he died from an
accidental heroin overdose.
Morrison is credited
with creating a mold of
a rock and roll star that
continues to be emulated.
Rumors that his
death was faked
circulated for decades
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