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James Brown Son-in-Law Killed While In His Garage

Posted on: November 14, 2008

An Atlanta news station has reported that the son-in-law of the late singer James Brown was shot to death in the garage of his home. The family is reporting that the believe the death of Darren “Chip” Lumar to be a hit. The police however have said that they have not made any arrests and they don’t have a motive..
According to witnesses who said they saw the whole thing, the gunman shot Lumar, and started  if he was looking to see if anyone was watching him. The witnesses said he then rounded a corner, possibly jumping a fence, and got into a car that was waiting for him.       

Lumar was married to Brown’s daughter, Yamma Brown Lumar, who had recently divorced him.  Sources close to the family said that when Lumar arrived at the hospital, he had $4,000 in cash in his pocket.

Autumn Jones


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