is believed to be his 50 per cent stake in Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which includes the back catalogue of The Beatles. Several days after the pop stars death at his Los Angeles home, questions remain. He may have been injected with painkill- ing drugs. His doctor denies administering any such injection. Jacksons former lawyer says the star would never have injected himself. Photographs published today show Jackson looking relatively fit while rehearsing for his O2 shows IsthisMichaelshearse? London Lite Tuesday, 30 June 2009 SPECULATION is mounting that this horse-drawn hearse will take Michael Jackson to his final resting place. Witnesses say the carriage is being prepared for Jackos funeral. But the Jackson family have yet to announce an official date after father Joe said they would await the results of a second autopsy on his sons body. Speaking outside the family home in Encino, California, he also denied reports that the singer would be buried at his famous Neverland ranch, but said it would be a public funeral. Family friend the Rev. Al Sharpton said: Its the determination of the family to be careful and deliberate on how they plan the celebration of his life. by mark blunden Snubbed: Joe Jackson yesterday Fast talkaninstant interviewwith... Florence welch The London-based singer/ songwriter of Florence And The Machine was one of the hits at Glastonbury last weekend. She releases her debut album of indie/soul on 6 July. Glastonbury or Reading? I played Glastonburys John Peel stage this year, which Id always dreamt of doing. So Glastonbury. Sorry Reading. South or north London? South! I love Camberwell, its exciting, with loads going on. I went to the Art College there because of the parties. Tea or coffee? Coffee in the morning, to feel human, then its tea in the studio. Books or magazines? Books. Ive always been a voracious reader. If Im not on stage or climbing a tree, Im reading. Albums or singles? Albums, I like having the whole thing. I carry loads of CDs around with me. Tube or black cab. Black cabs, Im a little addicted to that feeling of luxury. Studio or live? I look forward to playing live. Oasis or Blur? Definitely Blur (with bassist Alex James, right), as Im supporting them in Hyde Park on Friday. Covers or originals? Both. We do a great version of Candi Statons You Got The Love. TOM HOCKNELL Elaborate: the carriage reportedly being prepared for Jacksons funeral Jacko cut his father out of his $1bn will Finale: one of the last photos of Jacko, taken as he rehearsed just hours before his death quEsTiONs As PHOTOs REVEAL GiG THAT WAs NOT TO BE MICHAEL JACKSON cut his father out of his will, it was reported today. The singer had accused Joe Jackson of regularly beating him as a child. Jackson, estimated to be worth $1bn following his death, leaves his money to his mother, Katherine, his three children and at least one charity, says the Wall Street Journal, which adds that his 80-year-old father is not men- tioned in the 2002 will. Mrs Jackson, 79, was yesterday given temporary custody of the children Prince Michael, 12, Paris, 11, and seven-year-old Prince Michael II. She is estranged from her husband because of his adultery. Although Jackson died up to $400m (240m) in debt, since his death the value of his estate has soared. His most valuable asset in London. They are a far cry from reports -- dismissed by the LA coroner -- that his postmor- tem revealed a man grossly underweight and riddled with needle marks where he was alleg- edly injecting painkillers. An ex-coroners officer in LA, well-connected to the official investigation, says Jackson, 50, may have taken his own life. Police think he may have overdosed on prescription drugs as a cry for help brought on by the pressure of the impending concerts. A spokesman for the LA coro- ner confirmed today that Jackson was taking prescription drugs at the time of his death. Last night, police took two large plastic bags of medication from the stars rented house in Holmby Hills. city briefing: Page 30 index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html