James Brown

The doctor who signed James Brown’s death certificate does not believe he died of natural causes. A friend says he has a vial of blood that could be evidence of murder. The location of Brown’s body remains mysterious. And a woman says a black duffel bag might contain evidence related to Brown’s death. The Godfather of Soul has been dead for 12 years, but the questions have not been put to rest. Read the stunning conclusion to Thomas Lake’s three-part investigative series, “Lost in the Woods with James Brown’s Ghost.”