The ME lists on Kurt Cobain's autopsy report that the estimated day of death was Tuesday, April 5, 1994. Keep in mind that there is a 24 hour window or margin of error so it is possible that Kurt may have died on April 4 or April 6, 1994.
Courtney Love hires an electrician to work on the security lights on the greenhouse. Courtney allegedly claims she is concerned that "unauthorized" people are staying at her home. The only "unauthorized" person staying at the home was Michael DeWitt's (the male nanny) girlfriend, Jessica Hopper. However, since Michael DeWitt was in constant communication with Courtney it is far more likely that Courtney knew that Jessica was staying at the house. It's also not clear why Courtney Love would think that security lights would deter "unauthorized" people from staying at the home when these "unauthorized" people seemingly knew that the owners of the home were not there.
According to Tom Grant, Courtney believes Kurt may have been staying at hotels in Seattle. Courtney allegedly claims that Kurt only stays at the finest hotels. Courtney gives Kurt a fake name of Bill Bailey, a name she claims that Kurt sometimes uses. Grant begins to search upscale hotels in Seattle for any person checked in under that name of Bill Bailey. Courtney tells Grant not to make any contact with Kurt or to approach him as she didn't want Kurt to know that she was having him tracked. Circa 2:50 PM, Grant locates a person checked into the West Evergreen hotel under the name of Bill Bailey. Grant calls Courtney and asks her if she wishes to have the room be put under surveillance. Circa one hour later Courtney returns the call and says that she called the room and spoke to the man and that it's not Kurt. This seemingly violated her desire of not wanting Kurt to know that he was being tracked. Grant reaches the conclusion that Courtney has sent him on a goose chase.
Courtney Love allegedly asks Eric Erlandson (Hole) to search the Seattle home. Eric Erlandson allegedly makes Michael DeWitt and his girlfriend, Jessica Hopper help. The trio apparently did not search the greenhouse and find no sign of Kurt being at the home.
The police believe that Kurt somehow travelled from the Carnation property back to the Seattle home before going into the greenhouse and killing himself. Remember, the belief of the police that Kurt was at the Carnation property is not based on any investigation they performed. Instead, Courtney Love told them that Kurt was at the Carnation property and they simply chose to believe her.
****Note: Tom Grant believes that Kurt died either late April 3 or early April 4, 1994.
****Note: According to Dylan Carlson, Kurt's best friend, Kurt hated upscale hotels and usually stayed at "dumps".
****Note: Tom Grant has received much criticism from people who claim he is inept because he didn't search the greenhouse. The criticism is unfounded as several people, including the police, searched the property and did not find Kurt's body.
****Note: The Carnation property will feature more heavily further in the timeline.
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