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December 19, 2014

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In this Feb. 2, 1979 file photo, New York City police carry the body of punk rock singer Sid Vicious from an apartment in the Greenwich Village area of New York. Authorities said that Sid Vicious, whose real name was John Simon Ritchie, apparently died of an overdose of heroin he took at a party celebrating his release from prison the day before. He had been released on $50,000 bail pending trial in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.

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In this Feb. 2, 1979 file photo, New York City police carry the body of punk rock singer Sid Vicious from an apartment in the Greenwich Village area of New York. Authorities said that Sid Vicious, whose real name was John Simon Ritchie, apparently died of an overdose of heroin he took at a party celebrating his release from prison the day before. He had been released on $50,000 bail pending trial in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.