Singer Prince died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl

Singer Prince Roger Nelson, 2008

The cause of death of the singer Prince Roger Nelson, known as Prince, became an accidental overdose of a potent analgesic is fentanyl. About it reports Associated Press with reference to the medical examiner.

Informed an Agency source in law enforcement close to the investigation, which became known the results of forensic reported that the cause of death was an overdose of opioid drugs. According to him, currently the investigation is trying to figure out, did the doctors Prince opioids over several weeks to death.

The source noted that in the investigation of the death of the Prince figure at the very least the names of the two doctors. One of them is a family physician Michael Todd Schulenburg, who had examined the singer on 7 April and 20 April the day before his death.

The second specialist from California for various kinds of addictions Howard Kornfeld to which the representatives of the Prince were applied on April 20 with a request to help the singer. According to the AP, Cornfeld sent to the Prince, night flight, his son Andrew, who along with other the next morning found the musician dead.


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In the United States at the age of 57 years died singer Prince Rogers Nelson, aka Prince. The body of the singer was found in his recording Studio in Minnesota. The exact cause of death…

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The body of 57-year-old Prince was found in his Studio in Minnesota on April 21. Traces of violent death it was revealed not. On April 24 the Prince’s body was cremated.