Jennifer Chiba

The Investigation Into Elliott Smith’s Death: A Possible Louisville Connection?

By Alyson Camus | April 5, 2021

‘I heard she was crazy thru Louisville people’

Rivers Cuomo Wants To Write An Elliott Smith-Influenced Album. Really?

By Alyson Camus | February 5, 2021

As a big fan of Elliott Smith, this is borderline offensive

Many People In Elliott Smith’s Circle Were Very Suspicious Early On And Still Are.

By Alyson Camus | December 13, 2020

This is something I will never assert enough times

A Few Parallels Between The Investigations Into The Deaths Of Natalie Wood And Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | July 6, 2020

new revelations brought by the reopened investigation

Elliott Smith’s Case Reviewed By A Criminal Defense Attorney

By Alyson Camus | June 18, 2020

my comments come from the perspective as a criminal defense attorney

The Sad Story Of Elliott Smith: A Timeline Of The Events

By Alyson Camus | May 10, 2020

this is the timeline of the events that I was able to establish

An Answer To Director Steve Hanft

By Alyson Camus | April 30, 2020

‘You’re awful lazy aren’t you?’

Author Of The 2004 Spin Article ‘Mr Misery’, Liam Gowing, Was At Chiba’s House During An Intimate Gathering

By Alyson Camus | January 26, 2020

I recently saw photos of an intimate gathering at Chiba’s house about a year after Elliott’s death

Jennifer Chiba’s Next Door Neighbor Talks

By Alyson Camus | January 12, 2020

‘they were never not fighting’

Did Jennifer Chiba Really Threaten An Ex-Boyfriend With A Knife?

By Alyson Camus | January 5, 2020

‘I don’t know anyone who would think of this as a conspiracy except Jenn’

An Ex-Patient Of Jennifer Chiba (And Now Laywer) Talks To Me

By Alyson Camus | December 23, 2019

Chiba was her art therapist for approximatively 2 months around 1996/1997

Elliott Smith’s Alleged Suicide Note: A Video To Sum Up What We Know

By Alyson Camus | December 22, 2019

It was never proven that the post-it note was effectively a suicide note

The Trailer Of Searching For Elliott Smith Is Here: What Can We Learn?

By Alyson Camus | December 16, 2019

the only screen time that Jennifer Chiba had anywhere

Jennifer Chiba And Elliott Smith’s Case Discussed In A Podcast

By Alyson Camus | December 6, 2019

‘It is so strange, everybody is so friendly with her’

Jennifer Chiba: What We Know About Her Actions Summed Up In A New Video

By Alyson Camus | December 1, 2019

an attempt to sum up a few things about Jennifer Chiba

A Friend Of Jennifer Chiba Comes To Her Defense

By Alyson Camus | July 15, 2019

I can speak on behalf of her character

A Mysterious Blind Item Is Revealed To Be About Elliott Smith

By Alyson Camus | January 2, 2019

‘Like the big death, conspiracy theories abounded about possible foul play.’

A Testimony Of A Neighbor Who Was Living On Lemoyne Street

By Alyson Camus | July 1, 2018

Chiba had a blanket wrapped around her when she came out of the house

A Legal Document Brings New Revelations About Chiba’s Second Lawsuit

By Alyson Camus | March 23, 2018

‘In addition, the lawsuit would have essentially been a referendum on the truth’

Elliott Smith’s Case Discussed In The New Radio Show, The Vinyl Thought

By Alyson Camus | September 2, 2017

I warmly thank Joseph Hughes for giving some exposure to this forgotten case

The Numerous Knife Tales In Jennifer Chiba’s Life.

By Alyson Camus | August 12, 2017

Five people told me she had a fascination with knives

An Old Conversation I Had With Nelson Gary, Elliott Smith’s Friend

By Alyson Camus | March 19, 2017

‘I do not think it was suicide’

Elliott Smith’s Step-Mother Accused Jennifer Chiba Of Murder… According To Chiba

By Alyson Camus | August 25, 2016

Elliott Smith’s step-mother accused Chiba of murdering him

A Musician, Friend Of Elliott Smith, Speaks About Jennifer Chiba’s Behavior

By Alyson Camus | December 28, 2015

should I sum up once again all the stories?

Not With The Band: Looking For The Truth Has Nothing To Do With Misogyny

By Alyson Camus | May 20, 2015

The tiresome theory in this piece is that, blaming Courtney Love for the death of Kurt Cobain and Jennifer Chiba for the death of Elliott Smith is pure misogyny. I know his language,… people who express their skepticism are just ‘murder conspiracy theorists’ or ‘murder monomaniacs’ and he goes on and on, throwing in the text a few references to Greek mythology to make it sound more intellectual

What I Have Learned About Elliott’s Girlfriend Over The Years

By Alyson Camus | January 4, 2015

“The year he died, Elliott came to see me play. He was excited about his studio and he hadn’t been doing drugs. He wanted to show me his studio. I was going to go after the show, but [then girlfriend] Jennifer Chiba threw a fit and made him leave. That was a bummer”

Why Are There So Many Rumors About What Happened On October 21st?

By Alyson Camus | November 2, 2014

Elliott was standing up, conscious, and gasping for breath, she pulled the knife out of his chest and saw two cuts on his chest. At this time, he walked away and she followed him to where he collapsed

How Did Jennifer Chiba Meet Elliott Smith: Did We Get The Truth?

By Alyson Camus | September 4, 2014

We briefly met at Rockfest festival, but later, when he had moved to Los Angeles, I asked my friend Steve [Hanft] to introduce me to him. We were both shy and were smiling while looking at our feet. He offered me a drink and we talked about Russian literature

Justice for Jennifer Chiba

By Iman Lababedi | October 24, 2013

Over the years, rock nyc’s core convictions has remained that we don’t know what really happened that day and as long as Elliott Smith’s cause of death is left in legal limbo,we are not going to know what happened to him.Truth is justice, revenge on Chiba is not justice.

‘Searching for Elliott Smith’ documentary and Q&A

By Alyson Camus | May 9, 2011

The documentary pretends to be about a musician but there is actually very little use of his music

The Elliott Smith Mystery: Liam Gowing Returns To The Scene Of The… Crime?

By admin | July 30, 2010

If you read my article [search “SPIN Mr. Misery” at if you would like a refresher] Alyson, you know that I literally asked, “Was it a suicide? A murder? A freak accident?” Now, I may not have answered those questions to your satisfaction but don’t accuse me of not asking. I spent a year…

The Elliott Smith Mystery: Jennifer Chiba 2003 – 2010 by Alyson Camus

By Alyson Camus | April 8, 2010

In 2004 she sued Elliott’s step mother