An Atlanta District Attorney Is Looking Into James Brown’s Death: Was He Murdered?

A horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket of James Brown
A horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket of James Brown | Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images

After his casket was removed from the theater, it didn’t go
to a final resting place. Several of Brown’s children and his wife, Tomi Rae
Brown, argued over where he would be laid to rest. According to

James Brown’s death, much like the deaths of many major stars, was mourned by millions across the world. Brown, who was 73 when he died, was widely credited with helping to pioneer soul music. His musical legacy is dotted with legal trouble, drug abuse, and other issues and now his death is shrouded in mystery. More than 14 years after the Godfather of Soul was laid to rest, several members of his inner circle are calling for an investigation into his demise, pointing to potential foul play. An Atlanta-based district attorney is reportedly looking into it.

James Brown died on Christmas day in 2006

Brown’s death shocked the world. He had been healthy and performing shortly before his death, and even hospital staff who worked with him the night he was admitted were surprised to learn that he passed away. In fact, Brown reportedly hadn’t known anything was wrong until he walked into a dental office. His dentist reportedly refused to perform a planned procedure because he believed Brown looked weak and tired. He reportedly advised him to seek medical care.

James Brown | Matt Cardy/Getty Images

According to Biography,
Brown was admitted to the hospital on Dec. 23, 2006. He was suffering from
congestive heart failure and had traces of cocaine in his system. He was also
dealing with the effects of pneumonia. The issues were not of great concern,
and medication quickly improved his vital signs. On Christmas eve, Brown was
visited by several friends, including his manager and assistant. When they
stepped out, a nurse reported another visitor entered Brown’s room. After the unnamed
man’s visit, Brown’s vital signs declined rapidly. The stranger has never been
identified.

Brown’s family squabbled over where he would be laid to rest

Brown died on Christmas Day 2006, after being admitted to a hospital. According to official records, he died of heart failure. Shortly after his death, Brown was laid in repose at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. The theater was a special place for Brown and many others who came after him.

A horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket of James Brown | Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images

After his casket was removed from the theater, it didn’t go
to a final resting place. Several of Brown’s children and his wife, Tomi Rae
Brown, argued over where he would be laid to rest. According to Reuters,
it took nearly 2 months for everyone to agree on a

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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