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Anna's Mom Wants the Body: Round Two

2/23/2007 6:14 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Virgie Arthur, the mother of Anna Nicole Smith, has filed court papers asking a judge to issue an emergency order stopping the release of her body to the court-appointed guardian of Dannielynn.
Court docs: Anna Nicole Smith
In the documents, filed today in Florida, Arthur says that "as natural mother and next of kin" of Anna, she is "entitled to make the decision regarding where [she], her child, is to be buried.

TMZ is told a judge will decide whether to grant Arthur's request, or deny it, paving the way for Anna's burial in the Bahamas.


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my take    

how soon will they rule on this? It can't be Monday can it? The body is rotting!

2798 days ago


Let Anna be with her son! You did not help her to get off drugs blame everyone else for not helping her You also did nothing! Let her be at peice and be with her one true love her Son!

2798 days ago


This woman has no soul. Let you daughter RIP with her son, you self serving idiot!!

2798 days ago


This request should be denied without any further consideration!!!

Anna's body should buried in the Bahamas ASAP.

She left Texas a long time ago and she should not have to go back!!!

2798 days ago


Daniel Smith Police Report: New Revelations

• Jack Harding, a private investigator based in California, told police that last year Daniel expressed to him "his concern about the kind of persons his mother was associating with." Daniel also said "he did not like the idea that she was moving to the Bahamans" and that he "felt that her associates were taking advantage of her."

• Daniel landed in the hospital twice – shortly before Smith moved to the Bahamas and on the same day she arrived, according to the report. Martino told police he "noticed that Daniel was losing weight," and when Daniel complained of stomach cramps and back pains in July Martino took him to the hospital. Later in the month, on July 18, Daniel complained of the same symptoms and Martino rushed him to the hospital, where he spent three days. At some point, Martino found in Daniel's school bag a bottle of the antidepressant Zoloft, which had been prescribed to one of Smith's former employees.

• On the morning Daniel died, a nurse found two white tablets in a bed that Stern had slept in. Stern, in his statement to police, maintains Daniel slept there, too, but the nurses only recall seeing Stern in the bed.

The drugs found in the bed were the muscle relaxant Carisoprodol and Methadone, according to the report. (PEOPLE has previously learned Smith had a prescription for Carisoprodol.)

• Photographs of Daniel's body reveal abrasions under his right arm. There were also "abrasions to the left pelvis and hip areas," as well as the "right pelvis and hip areas." A doctor questioned about the abrasions told police said he didn't "know how they got there, and it was nothing done while trying to resuscitate Daniel.",,1536410_20012536,00.html

Things that make ya go hmmmmmmm -

2798 days ago


Virgie's actions only confirm what Anna Nicole said all along about her mother: she is a controlling bitch! She has no interest to respect Anna Nicole's wishes to be buried with Daniel in the plot she purchased in the Bahamas. Danielynn has already been declared the official next of kin yet Virgie says SHE is next of kin and wants the body. What a manipulative, uncaring woman she is and I can fully understand now why Anna Nicole wanted nothing to do with her.

2798 days ago


I don't have anything against Anna's mother, but I honestly believe that Anna should rest next to her son Daniel in the Bahamas.

2798 days ago


According to some attorneys discussing the latest development on Court TV and other cable news programs today, Judge Shiedlin was not following the law when he awarded custody of Smith's body to Dannielynn. The law presumably states that a child must be at least eighteen years of age for this type of action to occur. Smith's mother may very well end up getting her daughter's body back, since she is the adult next of kin, which icomplies with FL laws.

2798 days ago


God I'm sick of this woman. Please go back to your shanty and let her be with her son.

2798 days ago

Great Dane    

OMG this woman needs to stop being so selfish, and let her daughter rest in peace.....

A grave site is a "place"......if you have afith in heaven etc....then you don't have to be at the grave site to pay your respects.....her mother should think for a moment about the people at 9/11....that don't have a body, a grave site, any piece of mind regarding their childs remains etc......

God doesn't like UGLY......and this woman is U-G-L-Y.....

2798 days ago

HKS SUCKS!!!    

#6 - you rock :)

2798 days ago

J. Owen    

Now she wants her child close to home? Just hours after hearing of Anna Nicole's Death, this woman was on national television putting Anna down.

Not even in death can Anna be rid of her mother. I hope Anna is buried in the Bahamas with her son. And I hope DannieLynne and Howard can finally begin putting their lives back together after such a horrific loss in their family.

2798 days ago


Virgie-give it up. Bury her please. I am sorry you lost. But time to let this go.

2798 days ago


Does Texas really need ANOTHER Roadside attraction ????

Give it up, the mom Anna never had.

2798 days ago


Does Texas really need ANOTHER Roadside attraction ????

Give it up, the mom Anna never had.

2798 days ago
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