DA deciding whether to investigate James Brown’s death


The Godfather of Soul performs on stage during the Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 6, 2005.

ATLANTA (AP) – A prosecutor in Atlanta is deciding whether to open a formal investigation into singer James Brown’s death. Brown, known as the godfather of soul, was 73 when he died of heart failure on Christmas day in 2006.

A spokesman for Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said a woman named Jacque Hollander requested a meeting, claiming Brown’s death was caused by another person.

Howard met with her Wednesday. His spokesman says Howard will review a bin of materials Hollander brought before deciding whether to open an investigation.

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