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Prince died of opioid overdose – Investigator

Legendary pop star, Prince died of an opioid overdose, law-enforcement official have told The Associated Press.

The official, who is close to the investigation, spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

He said that tests conducted on the 57-year old singer’s body show that he died of an opioid overdose.

He was found dead April 21 at his Minneapolis-area estate.

Investigators have been reviewing whether Prince died of an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before his death.

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