Washington, Aug 11 : After decades of legendry guitarist Jimi Hendrix's death, 'Motorhead' star Lemmy Kilmister has claimed that the rock legend was murdered by his friends.
Hendrix was found dead in London in 1970. It is suggested that he likely died after choking on his own vomit.
Kilmister insists that Jimi was neglected by friends, and that eventually contributed to his untimely death.
"Hendrix was just a sweet guy - to an extent, he was murdered by the people around him, because they didn't take care of him," Contactmusic quoted Kilmister as saying.
"They just didn't watch his back," he added.
It's been several years since the guitarist died, but the exact causes of his death are is still unknown.