According to reports the Colorado inmate who claimed to be Prince's long lost son has been determined to not be related to the deceased musician.
In the first of what will most likely be many paternity determinations in the estate of Prince, it has been reported that Carlin Q. Williams has been determined to not be related to Prince through DNA testing. Williams in currently serving time in federal prison.
Nevertheless, Williams' mother, Marsha Henson, claims she had an affair with Prince in 1975 and no one else could have been Williams' father. She continues to believe Prince is the father of her son and disagrees with DNA findings that someone allegedly close to the case informed the press of on condition of anonymity.
The Daily Mail reported on this development in "Prince is NOT the father of man serving time in prison according to DNA results that bar the convicted felon from inheriting any part of $300million estate."
Out of the known people who claim to be related to Prince and who are requesting a share in his estate, Williams received the most attention because of his status as a federal prisoner and also the plausibility of his mother's story. However, as the judge overseeing the estate wisely ordered that Prince's DNA be preserved, Williams' claims could be dismissed easily and quickly.
More challengers still remain and one of them may yet still prove to be the child of Prince. Those claimants will also have to prove it through DNA testing.
Reference: Daily Mail (June 22, 2016) "Prince is NOT the father of man serving time in prison according to DNA results that bar the convicted felon from inheriting any part of $300million estate."
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