Toxic Love

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004608" title="Sex Pistols (music group)" href="/topic/entertainment/music/sex-pistols-%28music-group%29-PECLB0004608.topic">Sex Pistols</a> bassist <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004609" title="Sid Vicious" href="/topic/entertainment/music/sid-vicious-PECLB0004609.topic">Sid Vicious,</a> born John Simon Ritchie, and groupie Nancy Spurgeon had a tumultuous relationship marked by violence and heroin abuse beginning in 1977. A year later, Sid woke up to find Nancy on the bathroom floor, dead of a stab wound inflicted by a knife he owned.<br>
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He was arrested, charged with murder and subsequently bailed out. Sid then attempted suicide by slicing his wrists and became a patient at Bellevue hospital. Once he was released, a party was held at his new girlfriend's house, where he was later found, dead of a heroin overdose. It still hasn't been determined who killed Nancy Spurgen.
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Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious, born John Simon Ritchie, and groupie Nancy Spurgeon had a tumultuous relationship marked by violence and heroin abuse beginning in 1977. A year later, Sid woke up to find Nancy on the bathroom floor, dead of a stab wound inflicted by a knife he owned.

He was arrested, charged with murder and subsequently bailed out. Sid then attempted suicide by slicing his wrists and became a patient at Bellevue hospital. Once he was released, a party was held at his new girlfriend's house, where he was later found, dead of a heroin overdose. It still hasn't been determined who killed Nancy Spurgen.

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