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Darby Crash

Darby CrashAKA Jan Paul Beahm

Born: 26-Sep-1958
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, CA
Died: 7-Dec-1980
Location of death: Hollywood, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Germs

Committed suicide with an intentional heroin overdose. This event (which would ordinarily have brought notorious immortality) was overshadowed by the assassination of John Lennon on the following day.

[1] Mullen, Bolles, and Parfrey, Lexicon Devil (2002).

Father: William Beorkland (d.)
Mother: Faith
Father: Bob Baker (stepfather, d. 1971)
Brother: Bobby (d. heroin overdose)

    High School: University High School, Los Angeles, CA

    The Germs
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    The Decline of Western Civilization (1-Jul-1981)

Is the subject of books:
Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs, 2002, BY: Brendan Mullen, Don Bolles, Adam Parfrey

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