The mysterious death of Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, onstage at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California on July 5,1968. Photo by Henry Diltz.
Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, onstage at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California on July 5,1968. Photo by Henry Diltz.

The Lizard King is dead! Or is he? When Pamela Courson discovered her lover Jim Morrison lifeless body in their Parisian apartment bathroom on July 3, 1971, the whole world mourned for the rebel who defined counterculture. His funeral was kept quiet with few in attendance, and people wonder why his burial was so hush-hush. Is there more behind the death of the leather-clad god? Or is it all one big conspiracy? Ruled as a death caused by heart failure, the young musician died young, but he left behind a legacy that continues to live on fifty years later.

1. An empty bed

Pamela Courson woke up in her bedroom to find her bedside empty.

It was early morning on July 3, 1971, the sun had yet to rise over the sleepy Parisian city. Groggy, and coming down from a high, Pamela looked around the room to look for her boyfriend, Jim Morrison.

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