Prince, 57, Found Dead At Minnesota Recording Studio

Apr 21, 2016 1:20 PM by CBS News

Prince passed away Thursday morning at his Paisley Park recording studio. He was 57.

Prince’s publicist confirmed the pop music superstar’s death, according to the Associated Press.

According to Carver County Sheriff Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud, deputies responded to Paisley Park at 9:43 a.m. on the report of a medical situation.

Later, authorities confirmed that there was a dead body inside Paisley Park.

Last Friday, Prince was briefly hospitalized. Prince’s representatives say he had been recovering from the flu, which caused him to cancel two shows earlier in April.

There was an event at Paisley Park on Saturday. According to reports, Prince appeared and showed off a new guitar, but did not perform. He also reportedly showed up at a jazz club show Tuesday night to watch Lizz Wright.

Paisley Park is located in Chanhassen, Minnesota.


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