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There is a reported rift between the late Chris Lighty’s wife, Veronica, and his family. Those who were closest to Lighty are reportedly suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his death last month and are demanding answers.

SEE ALSO: Hip-Hop Heavyweights Pay Tribute To Chris Lighty At BET Awards Show

Now 50 Cent, along with the late music manager’s family, have hired a private investigator to delve into the case, according to the New York Post.

SEE ALSO:  Pioneering Music Producer Chris Lighty Dies in Apparent Suicide

50 Cent–real name Curtis Jackson–was approached by Lighty’s family because they do not accept of the coroner’s final conclusion that Lighty committed suicide. In August, the 44-year-old music executive was discovered dead in the backyard of his Bronx, New York home with a gunshot wound to the head. The official cause of his death was ruled a suicide.

There was talk that Lighty had a heated discussion with Veronica shortly before his death. Reports of his financial troubles, including a $5 million debt to the feds and an overdrawn checking account in the amount of nearly $54,000, were also published soon after news of his death broke.

SEE ALSO:  Chris Lighty’s Wife Says, “Let Him Die Proud, At Peace!”

Regarding Lighty’s marriage to Veronica, she filed for divorce last year but claims to have retracted the filing. Veronica also admits she and her late husband had their marital war-of-the-words on occasion. But she flatly denies that they were battling right before he died.

At the time of her husband’s death, Veronica told reporters, “No smart man is going to leave his children for fighting with his wife. We had a passionate relationship. We fought all the time.”

50 Cent, who spoke to MyFoxNY, says that his former business manager was “not financially desperate.” He said he and Lighty cemented an international touring deal for 2013 that would have netted the late hip-hop mogul millions. Lighty also had a trust for his three children which amounted to over $1.6 million, according to the news station.

Attorney Scott Leemon and private investigator Les Levine have been retained to probe Lighty’s death. Levine has worked on other high-profile cases, including the shooting of Amadou Diallo by New York City police officers and the prosecution of club king Peter Gatien.

Leemon released this statement on Lighty’s case to the New York Post:

“I’ve been asked by Chris’ mother and many of his former clients/business associates/friends (including 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip) to fully investigate the circumstances surrounding his premature death.”

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