Fans seek pardon for Doors' Jim Morrison

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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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