Jimmy Zámbó, "the King" (January 20, 1958 born Imre Zámbó - January 2, 2001) was a was Hungarian pop singer. News of his sudden death had a huge impact on many Hungarians, because of his iconic status.
Jimmy died in January 2001 by a gunshot wound to the head. Budapest police said that he had leaned out of a window and fired two shots from his 9mm Beretta at a neighbor's rooster whose crowing was disturbing his slumber, in an effort to scare it away. Then, to show his wife that there were no more bullets in the gun, he put it to his head and pulled the trigger. There was a bullet still in the chamber.
He had taken alcohol, though not an excessive amount. No drugs were found in his body. It was ruled as an accidental death.
The bizarre story of his death continued with reports that his hair had been stolen from the hospital where his body was being stored
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