James Brown

James Brown

DNA quest

TOMI Rae Hynie, who claims to be James Brown's fourth wife, stood in front of his open casket and mourned once more before DNA samples were taken from the late soul singer's body. Lawyers for Brown's trustees wanted DNA samples to help sort out several paternity claims made against the singer since he died on December 25 at the age of 73.

James Brown left unburied as row rages over his estate

SOUL legend James Brown, who died on Christmas Day, remains unburied as his partner, six adult children and trustees of his estate meet in a South Carolina court today to resolve disputes over his estate.

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Four funerals but no burial yet for Brown

FOUR lively funeral services attended by pop stars, civil rights leaders and tens of thousands of screaming fans gave James Brown a send-off in keeping with his status as one of the music world's greatest showmen.

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