Videos, photos released in Prince death investigation

22 April, 2018, 01:55 | Author: Julian Swanson
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Following the report that revealed his cause of death to be an accidental overdose of Fentanyl, Carver County attorney, Mark Metz, has been investigating the circumstances for the past two years. They include public spaces of the large complex - seen since Prince's death by thousands of fans who have toured what is now a museum - but also private views of his bedroom, the elevator where his body was found, and the so-called "vault" and other areas where much of his prodigious recording output was stored.

Fentanyl is a risky opioid, and Prince was found to have a dosage in his bloodstream well above the lethal level, acquired from taking a counterfeit Vicodin pill. Prince's doctor had prescribed a medication used to treat opioid withdrawal.

Later that week, Johnson contacted Schulenberg to request painkillers for Prince ahead of an April 14 concert performance in Atlanta. Johnson told medical personnel Prince may have taken Percocet.

"There is no evidence the pills that killed Prince were prescribed by a doctor".

The U.S. attorney's office also said Thursday it had no credible evidence that would lead to federal criminal charges.

That evening Schulenberg spoke with Prince's management, about arranging chemical dependency treatment for Prince, Metz said.

However, Dr Michael Schulenberg, the doctor who had treated the superstar just before his death, has agreed to pay US$30,000 (S$39,000) to settle a federal civil violation for an illegal prescription.

The settlement "is neither an admission of facts nor liability by Dr. Schulenberg", court records said.

The underground market for counterfeit prescription pain pills is brisk and can be highly anonymous, said Carol Falkowski, CEO of Drug Abuse Dialogues, a Minnesota-based drug abuse training and consulting organization. "Prince's death is a tragic example of how opioid addiction and overdose deaths do not discriminate, no matter the demographic". Buyers often don't know who they're dealing with or what's in the drugs they purchase, she said. "The counterfeit pills contain the potentially deadly opioid, fentanyl".



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