James Brown’s body yet to be buried

The singer is awaiting a final resting place

James Brown‘s body has yet to be buried as attorneys and his children work to settle issues surrounding his estate, including where he will be laid to rest.

Brown’s lawyer Buddy Dallas said that the late singer’s will has yet to be filed. He added that trustees for his will, along with Brown’s children, will determine the burial site.

The singer’s body is currently lying in a sealed casket at his home on Beech Island, according to the Charles Reid the manager of the C.A. Reid Funeral Home in Augusta, Georgia, who handled the services.

Dallas, meanwhile, added that Brown’s home was locked up hours after his death to protect his memorabilia, furnishing, clothes and other personal items.

He told CNN: “Just imagine what would have happened. Items of James Brown would have left there like items off the shelves of Macy’s in an after-Christmas sale.”

As previously reported, Brown was given a public funeral on December 30 in Augusta, Georgia. To find out more read NME.COM’s blog of the day.