Found in his wallet at the scene of his death, a handwritten note Kurt Cobain wrote about Courtney Love has been kept private for the last twenty years, and has now finally been shared by Seattle Police.
Seattle's Police Department recently released 34 photos taken from the crime scene of that fateful day when the Nirvana frontman took his own life, but this is the first they've shared that contains words written by Cobain himself.
The note, written on Phoenix Hotel stationary, begins with "Do you Kurt Cobain take Courtney Michelle Love to be your lawful shredded wife even when she's a bitch with zits and siphoning all yr money for doping and whoring..."
In his original suicide note, before Cobain injected a lethal dose of heroine and shot himself with a shotgun, he had written that Love was "a goddess of a wife who sweats ambition and empathy."
The Kurt Cobain case was reopened by Seattle Police Department Detective Mike Ciesynski last month. "We knew with the 20th anniversary coming up and we knew there was going to be a lot of media interest," he said in a statement. "I've been a detective in homicide for 20 years and I've been in the cold case unit for 10 years. Most of the cases I work on, I look for something that wasn’t done [in the investigation] in the past."
It isn't often that police reopen cases that are two decades old. But after all, this is Kurt Cobain we're talking about.