The autopsy of American rock icon Prince has been completed in Minnesota but it will take several days for its final results to be released.
Prince’s autopsy was done by Dr. A. Quinn Strobl, according to the statement retrieved by the Radar Online from the medical examiner at 1 pm local time in Minnesota. “As part of a complete exam, relevant information regarding [Prince’s] medical and family history, will be gathered,” the statement said.
It also added that any information which can be relevant and important to the investigation of Prince’s death will be “taken into consideration.”
The Midwest Medical Examiners Office added that they will not release any information until the results are obtained. “Gathering the results will take several days, and the results of a full toxicology scan could take weeks,” the statement said.
Prince was found dead in an elevator in Paisley Park on April 21. He was 57.
Initial reports said that Prince, real name Prince Nelson, has been wide awake for several days before he was found dead in the lift despite having sleep-inducing painkillers, Mirror UK said in a report.
“I was with him just last weekend,” Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson told. “He worked 154 hours straight. He was a good brother-in-law.”
Also according to The Daily Mail, Prince’s drug addiction has resulted to spending whopping $40,000 for a six-month supply of Dilaudid pills and Fentanyl patches, which he used as painkillers. A source told that he has been doing this for 25 years now.
The musician rose to fame for his first album “For You” in 1978 under Warner Bros. His recent albums were “Love Sexy,” “Hit N Run Phase 1,” and “Hit N Run Phase 2.”
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