Jim Morrison's Body Exhumed

Funny story written by Rob Bruce

Sunday, 25 November 2007

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Paris -- There has always been a lot of controversy around the death of rock and roll legend Jim Morrison. The lead singer of the Doors died in a Paris Flat in July of 1971. The story of mystery signatures on his death certificate and his manager being summoned to identify the body, only to find a sealed coffin when he arrived. Without ever seeing the body, he attested to the fact that the dead body was indeed that of Jim Morrison.

Conspiracy theorists have had a field day, insisting that Mr. Morrison was not indeed dead, but alive and well in Africa or Asia. To the settle the matter once and for all, his family has agreed to have the body exhumed and check the DNA compostion.

The great shock came during the autopsy, as the DNA did show that the corpse was indeed Jim Morrison, however, an xray of the body revealed a bullet lodged in the head of the body. Further examination showed an entry wound in the back of the head. Thirty-six years after his death, it is now apparent that one of the most famous characters from the 1960's was murdered.

The Paris police now have to deal with the most famous cold case in their history. Currently there is no speculation as to who killed Mr. Morrison, but this news has certainly caught his family off guard. "Unbelievable," was all the family spokesman could offer.

Fans around the world are in shock to learn that the career of one of the most prolific frontmen in Rock history was cut short by murder and that he could have been with us still today. Jim Compton, a spokesman for the organization, 'Jimskids' said, "I am devastated to find out that my father was murdered." Jimskids is an organization of those who claim to be birth children of Jim Morrison. Mr. Compton is the president of the Los Angeles chapter. The Morrison family categorically denies any connection to the Jimskids organization. The investigation is ongoing.

The funny story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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