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Speculations on over Jackson’s funeral, family trust

Friday, July 03, 2009 10:54:55 PM, Agencies

Michael Jackson performs during his "Dangerous" tour

in Bangkok (AP)

Los Angeles: Even as a will signed by Michael Jackson putting his multimillion-dollar estate in a trust for his children and mother is filed in court on Wednesday, details of his highly-anticipated funeral remains unclear.

 

After the reports appearing in the media earlier in the week that the family is considering Neverland as a possible burial ground for Jackson, his family issued a statement saying the pop star would not be buried at his Neverland Valley Ranch in central California and no funeral or memorial service would take place there.

 

Yet the exact place where the pop star would be buried is not clear. Though few media outlets reported a memorial service would take place at Los Angeles' Staples Center arena on coming Tuesday and others pointed to the city's Coliseum sports stadium, neither the spokesman for Jackson's family nor the officials with the venues could confirm these reports.

 

Michael Jackson died last Thursday at the age of 50 even as the preparations for his much talked of UK concert were in full swing. He has left behind mother Katherine 79, Prince Michael Jackson Jr. 12, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson, 11 and Prince Michael Joseph Jackson II, 7.

 

Ever since his sudden death last week speculations were taking the round over the cause. Amid the reports that the pop star would have been died due to certain drugs he might have taken and toxicology results from an official autopsy could take weeks to determine what medications, if any, were in his system, Jackson's family has had a private autopsy performed. However the results of even the private autopsy have not been released although Joe Jackson said on Monday that the family would know the results very soon.

 

According to the reports widely circulated in the media, Jackson was said to be $500 million in debt when he died. But his assets have been reported to be worth as much as $1 billion, which would roughly approximate the will's estimated value of Jackson's estate that "exceeds $500 million." The will filed in court on Wednesday puts his assets in the Michael Jackson Family Trust, which ultimately benefits his three children, his mother and unnamed charities. His will specifically omitted his ex-wife Debbie Rowe, the mother of the two eldest children.

 

Meanwhile it is also being reported that the family of Michael Jackson is considering a traditional Muslim burial for him. Michael Jackson had reportedly converted to Islam in November last year and taken the name of 'Mikhaail'.

 

"The family is considering following the Muslim burial traditions because Michael would have wanted to be laid to rest in keeping with his new-found religious beliefs. Michael's brother Jermaine is educating the family as to the special rites”, X 17 online, a celebrity website has reported quoting sources close to the family.

 

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