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James Brown died in 2006. Now an Atlanta prosecutor is looking into it

Atlanta (CNN)An Atlanta prosecutor will examine singer James Brown's death after meeting Wednesday with a woman who said she has evidence that Brown was murdered. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard Jr. told CNN his investigators would conduct interviews and weigh potential evidence before deciding whether to launch a full-scale death investigation. Brown, one of the nation's most prominent entertainers, died at 73 at a hospital in Atlanta on December 25, 2006. His death certificate blamed a heart attack and fluid in the lungs. But Marvin Crawford, the doctor who signed that certificate, said in a 2017 interview with CNN that he'd always wondered what brought on those events—and whether Brown's sudden death had been caused by a to ...