Fans seek pardon for Doors' Jim Morrison





Fans of The Doors have asked Florida to pardon frontman Jim Morrison nearly 40 years after he was convicted of indecent exposure in the state.

Morrison was charged after a concert in Miami's Coconut Grove in 1969 where he allegedly exposed himself and simulated a sex act.

Now two fans have sent a letter seeking a pardon for the Florida native so he can be remembered for his music.

Governor Charlie Crist said he was "certainly willing to review" the case.

Morrison died of a heart attack in Paris in 1971 while his case was still on appeal. He was 27.

[BBC reported in 2001 that his grave in the Pere Lachaise cemetery has been a meeting place for Doors fans for decades, and thousands attend anniversary commemoration.]


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