|Submitted||May 4, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of all documents or FBI files pertaining to Jabo Starks, an obituary of whom was published in The New York Times on May 1, 2018 under the headline "Jabo Starks, Drummer for James Brown, Dies at 79". Please see attached PDF copy of that obituary, which may also be found at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/01/obituaries/jabo-starks-drummer-for-james-brown-dies-at-79.html.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Parker Higgins, FOIA The Dead
The request has been rejected by the agency.
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