Anna Nicole Smith's (✝39) personal nurse found the young actress unconscious in her hotel room on February 8, 2007. The cause of her death was unknown at the time, but it was later discovered that it was due to a drug overdose.
Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 50 from a drug overdose. His personal physician Conrad Murray was under investigation for a while because the authorities suspected him of having administered strong narcotics to Jackson to treat his insomnia. The actual cause of his death is still mostly unknown to the public. Our next celebrity's death is quite the mystery...
Legendary King of Rock'n'Roll, Elvis Presley, died on August 16, 1977. His cause of death was covered up by his family, but it was suspected he was taking various prescription drugs that made his heart stop. Presley had been struggling with a prescription drug problem as well a general health issues. He was repeatedly hospitalized between 1973 and 1977. His father arranged for the autopsy report to be kept secret until 2027.
Heath Ledger died on January 22, 2008 from a mixture of prescription medication he had taken. Antidepressants, sleeping pills, and sedatives were found on his bedside table. A medical examination confirmed that his death was, in fact, an accident. The combination of sleeping pills and sedatives cost him his life.
April 5th,1994 marked a sad day for most Nirvana fans. Kurt Cobain died in his home in Seattle after shooting himself in the head with a rifle while high on heroin. Cobain left a suicide note stating, "It's better to burn out than to fade away." Conspiracy theories surrounding Cobain's death abound, including one that states that he was actually murdered as a result of a conspiracy against the famous grunge singer!
There are many rumors surrounding "The Doors" singer Jim Morrison's death. What we do know is that Morrison was found dead on July 3, 1971 in the bathtub in his Paris apartment. Even though no autopsy was performed, a doctor signed the death certificate which stated the official cause of death as heart failure. This has not stopped a number of theories being put forward, which claim that he actually died as a result of some kind of sexually transmitted disease, a drug overdosem, or, even that he was murdered.
Rapper Tupac Shakur was killed in September 1996 after being shot 16 times. However, several pieces of evidence, such Shakur's body having been photoshopped, suggest that Tupac actually faked his death somehow. While the young rapper was in prison, he was seen reading books on how to fake his own death, which only made conspiracy theorists even more sure that they had drawn the right conclusion. What actually happened to the famous hip hop artist stills remains a mystery to this day...