Jim Morrison: Doors singer pardoned by Florida governor

By the time of his 1969 arrest, Morrison's drink- and drug-fuelled behaviour had become notorious
By the time of his 1969 arrest, Morrison's drink- and drug-fuelled behaviour had become notorious

Rock legend Jim Morrison has been pardoned by Florida's governor for an indecent exposure conviction dating back more than 40 years.

The late singer of the Doors was convicted of exposing himself to a Miami concert audience in 1969.

But his surviving band mates have denied he did this, and fans' memories are mixed.

The Doors singer died in Paris in 1971, aged 27, before he could serve a jail sentence.

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Retrieved on 30 December 2018 from https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-11961715

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