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Aretha Franklin’s son attacked and beaten at Detroit gas station


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New York Post Updated: Tue., Sep. 21, 2010, 12:03 PM home

Last Updated: 12:03 PM, September 21, 2010

Posted: 11:52 AM, September 21, 2010

Eddie Franklin, one of legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin’s sons, was attacked and badly beaten at a gas station in northwest Detroit on Monday night, The Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday.

Franklin family spokeswoman Gwendolyn Quinn said Eddie Franklin, 52, was undergoing emergency surgery after he was attacked and beaten by two men and a woman. Franklin’s condition and which hospital he was taken to were not known.

Quinn gave no other details about the attack. Detroit police are investigating the incident but did not release any other information.

Eddie Franklin was a suspect in a 2002 fire at a mansion his mother used for storage. The blaze destroyed Grammy awards, dresses and other historical items. He was not charged after an investigation by Michigan’s Attorney General.

Like his mother, Eddie Franklin is a singer who has been a fixture on Detroit’s gospel music scene for years. Last year, he appeared on his mother’s album “A Woman Falling Out of Love,” singing the gospel standard “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.”

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