ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer involved in a dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize says few words were exchanged as
A judge had ordered the items be kept there, with the keys held by the court, until the dispute is settled.King's daughter surrendered the items to be put in a safe deposit box.
Lawyer William Hill, who represents the slain civil rights icon's estate, tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution the Rev. Bernice King gave the items to her brother Martin Luther King III so they could be placed in the safe deposit box during a Monday meeting that was over in five minutes.
Bernice and her father's estate, which is controlled by her brothers, are locked in a legal dispute over the ownership of the Bible and peace prize.