Opioids Found at Prince’s Paisley Park Estate Days After Death

According to court documents released Monday, opioid painkillers were found in the home of the late singer Prince‘s Paisley Park estate days after his death.

According to a search warrant issued April 21, 2016, the day Prince was found dead in his home in Chanhassen, Minnesota, investigators found several pills labeled “Watson 853” — hydrocodone-acetaminophen — in different bottles in the residence. Investigators were told by witnesses that Prince “recently had a history of going through withdrawals which are believed to be the result of abuse of prescription medication,” CNN reports.

Prince Rogers Nelson, died at the age of 57 as a result of an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl.


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