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How Did Prince Die?

Prince Died of an Opioid Overdose, Tests Show


Prince's cause of death has been revealed as the result of an opioid overdose. On Thursday, law enforcement officials confirmed to AP that the legendary singer's test results showed high levels of the substance — it was reported not long after his death that he had been struggling with an addiction to painkillers and was scheduled to meet with a specialist on April 22, just one day after his passing. Prince was found dead at his Minnesota estate on April 21. He was cremated later that week, and a small service was held for family and close friends.

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