The other message, typed and printed on floral letterhead and sent in 2007, read, “Dear U.S. government officials, I am writing to you for a reason, every family member, friend, fan, and colleague. .I just want to be done justice for … and others who love the man like me.This man is Kurt Cobain, member of a band called Nirvana and it was originally [sic] thought of and only involved [sic] as the fact that he did [sic] suicide. “
The author of the letter admitted that “his killer was still there and now, due to the haste of the police department, there is a chance to gain other victories. [sic]. “
The FBI’s Response to Cobain’s Letters
In its file, the Bureau included two identical responses to two 2006 letters about Kurt’s death, sent by fans.
“Your letter … to the FBI expressing your belief that Kurt Cobain was killed was referred to me for response,” it read. “We appreciate your concern that Mr. Cobain may be the victim of a homicide. However, most homicide investigations are largely within the jurisdiction of state and local authorities.”
The Bureau’s general response letter continued, “In order for the FBI to begin an investigation into any complaint we receive, specific facts must be available to show a violation of federal law within our jurisdiction Based on the information you have provided, We are not aware of any violation of federal law within the FBI’s jurisdiction.Therefore, we are unable to take any action to investigate this case .