8. Janis Joplin
When Janis Joplin was found dead in her L.A. hotel room on October 4, 1970 of a heroin overdose, she supposedly had been “clean” for six months. The batch of heroin that was used was exceptionally potent, and resulted in the death of 8 others in the L.A. area around that time.
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