Deaths of Sid and Nancy Leave Many Unanswered Questions, 40 Years Later
In the 1970s, New York City was crumbling, bankrupt and riddled with crime, but it was where the punks felt most at home. They were defined by their disheveled wardrobe and anarchist attitudes. Two well-known punks, one-time Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, lived in the Chelsea Hotel. When Spungen was found dead of a stab wound in their room, Vicious was charged with her murder, but the case would never get the resolution many had hoped for.