It was simply a case of a Seattle detective boning up on the specifics of a high-profile suicide in anticipation of its 20th anniversary.
But Nirvana fans went into a frenzy Thursday after rumors began swirling that the Seattle Police Department had reopened the investigation into the death of Kurt Cobain, according to E! Online.
But no such thing had occurred, they clarified on Twitter.
“Despite an erroneous news report, we have not ‘reopened’ the investigation into the suicide of Kurt Cobain,” the Seattle police tweeted from its verified account.
They then posted that there has been activity around the closed case, but not exactly what was first speculated. “Our detective reviewed the case file anticipating questions surrounding the closed Cobain case as the 20 yr anniversary approaches.”
Seattle detective Renee Witt revealed that four rolls of 35 mm film taken at the scene of the singer’s death were developed just last month. But the photos do not show anything that would change the ruling of the case, she said.
Cobain was found dead in his home on April 8, 1994, with a gunshot wound to his head.
His death was ruled a suicide, and, according to the coroner’s report, Cobain had also injected a lethal dose of heroin beforehand.
The trailer is out on the last movie that Paul Walker completed before he was killed in a car crash on Nov. 30. “Brick Mansions” is set to release on April 25.
Walker plays undercover cop Damien Collier in the Parkour-heavy action film, which is a remake of the 2004 French film “District B13.” The trailer contains as many explosions and insane jumping-off-buildings moments as a person could hope for, all of which is set to a dramatic rendition of the song “Stand By Me,” according to Huff Post Entertainment.
Meanwhile, troubles appear to be brewing in the family of the late actor.
His mother, Cheryl Ann Walker, has petitioned to become the legal guardian of his 15-year-old daughter, Meadow — a move that not everyone in the family supports, according to E! Online. The petition claims that Meadow’s mother and Walker’s ex, Rebecca Soteros, has a drinking problem.
Mother and daughter had previously lived in Hawaii, but Meadow wanted to be closer to her dad. A few months before his death, Meadow did move in with Cheryl Ann in L.A. to be able to see her father more often.
As for the drinking problem alleged by Cheryl Ann, an E! insider says, “It’s just crazy how people blow things out of proportion. She doesn’t have a problem or a serious drinking problem.”