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Numerous opioids found in Prince home

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 01:10

Police investigating the death a year ago of pop star Prince found numerous opioids scattered around his home but appear not to have identified where or who supplied the dose of fentanyl that caused his death, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.

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Police in Minnesota investigating the scene of Prince's death found painkillers hidden all over the pop star's home. According to court documents unsealed Monday some of the strong opioids found at Paisley Park were prescribed to his bodyguard- and hidden in vitamin and asprin bottles. The documents also show that the same bodyguard went to a Walgreens pharmacy the day before the singer's death to fill prescriptions, including one for Percocet. Investigators also found a suitcase with the name Peter Bravestrong - a possible alias for Prince. Inside that suitcase-- more pills and the handwritten lyrics for the song, "U Got the Look." 57-year old Prince was found dead nearly a year ago. The official cause of death was given as an accidental, self-administered overdose of the painkiller fentanyl- a drug 50 times stronger than heroin But the investigation-- revealing no clues on who provided that drug to Prince.

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Numerous opioids found in Prince home

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 01:10