$300 million fortune: Judge orders 700 relatives of Prince to take DNA test


Following revelations that Prince left no will behind before his untimely death,  over 700 people have come forth to claim they are related to the deceased in other to benefit from his estate worth over $300 million. to
As stipulated by Minnesota law, every family member of Prince is entitled to benefit from his fortune.
In other to salvage the situation,  a Minnesota judge has decided that all the people who claim to be long lost brothers, sisters, distant cousins, relatives and family members will take DNA tests to match a sample taken from his blood.
! Prince has one sister, Tyka Nelson , and five half siblings: Sharon , Norrine and John Nelson ,
Omarr Baker and Alfred Jackson . Additionally, he has two deceased half-siblings, Duane Nelson and Lorna Nelson ; Duane’s granddaughter, Victoria, is entitled to his share of the money.
A genealogical service is working round the clock to ensure that only real family members will lay claim to Prince’s fortune.
“Our phone has been ringing off the hook, I would say we have received between 600 and 700 calls,” said Harvey Morse , the head of the genealogical search. He told Daily Mail that in a bid to benefit from Prince’s fortune, people have coke up with all sorts of claims like:  ‘We lived in the same area so we must be related’ to ‘We have pictures of Prince at our family reunion.’ But the research wont fall for such claims. “I like official documents. Birth, marriage, death, divorce certificates, census records, that sort of thing — papers that were drawn up without any thought of this eventuality,” Harvey said.