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Minn. judge denies claims of 29 would-be heirs to Prince estate

Singer Prince watches the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2, 2014. Prince died April 21 at the age of 57. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

A Minnesota judge dismissed claims from 29 would-be heirs to the estate of the late pop star Prince, further solidifying the inheritance claims of the performer's surviving siblings, court records released on Friday showed.

Carver County Judge Kevin Eide made the ruling on Thursday, adding that six people determined to be Prince's siblings, half-siblings or other relatives would have to undergo genetic testing.

An earlier post of this story contained incorrect information. The number is 29 claims.

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