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Police Release Photos Of Kurt Cobain's Suicide Gun Amid Murder Conspiracy Theory

Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: Seattle Police

Mar. 19 2016, Updated 3:56 p.m. ET

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: Seattle Police

Over the years, rumors have swirled that Kurt Cobain's April 1994 suicide was actually a murder.

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
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Los Angeles private investigator Tom Grant, who was hired by Cobain's wife Courtney Love days before the rocker's death, has remained critical of the Seattle Police Department's handling of the case.

Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
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"The SPD deliberately lied and deliberately covered up the results of their investigation. The case needs to be changed from suicide to undetermined," he claimed.

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: Seattle Police

Now, in an effort to debunk these theories, police have released photos of the shotgun that killed Cobain to CBS news.

Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: Seattle Police

Additionally, conspiracy theorists have claimed that the police department had the gun that killed Cobain melted down in order to hide the truth behind his alleged murder.

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: xSeattle Police

As fans of the former Nirvana frontman recall, Cobain was found dead at age 27 in the greenhouse of his Lake Washington home.

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He died clutching a shotgun, after allegedly shooting himself in the head through his mouth.

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
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He had a lethal dose of heroin in his bloodstream at the time.

Kurt Cobain Suicide Gun Photos
Source: Getty Images

As Radar has reported, Love has fought to prevent the release of photos in relation to Cobain's death, citing her family's privacy.

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