Prince Treated For Drug Overdose Prior Death? No Trauma Seen On Rock Icon’s Body

Prince Treated For Drug Overdose Prior Death? No Trauma Seen On Rock Icon’s Body
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While the authorities have still been trying to get official details about the Prince’s cause of death, a recent report claimed that he was treated for drug overdose almost a week before he died.


According to TMZ, several sources from Moline, Illinois told them that the rock icon’s private plane made an emergency landing in the area on April 15 after his show in Atlanta.

Amid the fact that the “Purple Rain” singer’s representatives were saying that he was having a terrible flu then, the news site pointed out that it found it difficult to believe considering that it was only 48 minutes since the plane left his home.

Meanwhile, other sources reportedly disclosed that Prince’s team insisted to bail him out of the hospital ahead of the 24-hour advice by the doctors of the hospital where he was allegedly rushed.

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Therefore, the former husband of professional dancer Mayte Garcia went out of the medical facility only three hours after he was confined, although, he “was not doing well” then. After which, he was flown back home.

Accordingly, during his short stay in the hospital, he was given a “save shot,” something which is “typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate.”

On the other hand, People revealed that based on the some officials’ initial investigation, “no obvious signs of trauma” were found on Prince’s body.

In a press conference, the officials also emphasized that there is “no reason to believe that this was a suicide.”

Based on the police’s account, the then 57-year-old “Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?” artist was found unresponsive inside an elevator of the Paisley Park estate, and was declared dead at 10:00 A.M.

It is expected that official results of the circumstances surrounding the death of Prince, or Prince Rogers Nelson in real life, would be out soon following the scheduled autopsy on Friday, CNN disclosed.

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