"He died when he was 27. That's really a kid, when you think about it, and obviously he was having some challenges. There's some dispute about how solid the case was."In fact, the case was anything but solid.
Morrison was arrested the year before after allegedly exposing himself on the stage at a Doors concert in
Explained Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek:
"He taunted the audience. 'I'm going to show you! I'm going to show it to you!' Then he took his shirt off, held it in front of him like a bullfighter's cape, wiggled it around as if there was something going on behind it."Morrison appealed the convictions, but was found dead in July 1971 in a
"Trying to clear his name and then he dies. If you have a heart pounding in your chest, that has to tug at you a little bit. It should. To have that much talent and to have it sucked out, even if there was some self-involvement . . . that's very sad and very tragic."Crist said he has his legal team reviewing the case and determining the procedure for granting a pardon.
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