- Tom Grant (private investigator)
Tom Grant is a
private investigatorknown for his involvement in high-profile cases involving celebrity clients. Grant owns and operates his own detective agency, The Grant Company.
Grant joined the
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Departmentin 1969 and within a few years was promoted to Detective. In 1975, Grant left the Sheriff's department and went into business as a security consultant. He later obtained his private investigator's license and opened an office in Beverly Hills, Californiawhere he specialized in criminal investigations. Grant's client list includes some of Hollywood's biggest names.The Grant Company, " [http://www.thegrantco.com/tgbkgrnd.htm Tom Grant - Background Information] ", Accessed on November 29, 2007.]
Grant gained notoriety in late 1994 when he claimed that
rock musician Kurt Cobain, lead singer of the popular band Nirvana, had not committed suicide, as was the official police conclusion, but had, in fact, been murdered. [ Curt Rowlett, "Labyrinth13: True Tales of the Occult", Crime & Conspiracy, 2006, Lulu.com, ISBN 1411660838, p. 166]
Grant's interest in Cobain's death has resulted in considerable media coverage; Grant has appeared on the television program "
Unsolved Mysteries", Nick Broomfield's documentary film " Kurt and Courtney", and the NBCprogram Dateline NBC. Grant also appeared on "The Tom LeykisShow", a Los Angeles-based syndicated radio talk show that had generated a large listening audience in Seattle; within days of the appearance, however, Leykis' syndicator, Westwood One, inserted retractions of Grant's claims into a subsequent Leykis broadcast. Grant's efforts have also inspired at least two books on the theory but suicide remains the official cause of Cobain's death.
After filing her
sexual harassmentlawsuit against Bill Clinton, Tom Grant was hired by Paula Jones. In November of 1997, Grant traveled to Little Rock, Arkansaswhere he spent nearly two months attending depositions and assisting Jones and her legal team with the pre-trial investigation of the President.
Death of Kurt Cobain
* [http://www.cobaincase.com/ Cobain Case] - Grant's website about Cobain's death
* [http://www.justiceforkurt.com/ Justice for Kurt] - Website about Cobain's death
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