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Katherine Jackson Reported Missing by Nephew


Katherine Jackson – mother of Michael and Janet Jackson – has been reported missing, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

According to a report filed by her nephew Trent late Saturday night, Jackson had not been heard from in a week. Paris Jackson confirmed the report via Twitter, writing: “yes, my grandmother is missing. i haven’t spoken with her in a week i want her home now.”

But her son, Jermaine Jackson, seemed to deny the missing person report, Tweeting Friday: “I want to reassure everyone (inc all sudden medical experts) that Mother is fine but is resting up in AZ on the order of a doctor, not us.”

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“This is our mother and her health is paramount,” he added. “We are not inventing or plotting anything. We are following doctor’s advice. Period.”

Trent Jackson’s missing persons report follows a letter released Wednesday in which five of Katherine Jackson’s children – including Jermaine and Janet Jackson – attacked Michael Jackson’s estate managers for taking advantage of Katherine, 82.

The police suspect no foul play in Katherine Jackson’s missing persons case, but an insider tells PEOPLE, “It’s a house divided.”