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Autopsy Results Are In: Prince Died Of Opioid Overdose

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Jun. 2 2016, Updated 3:31 p.m. ET

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Answers have finally come in regarding Prince's untimely death. The legendary singer died from an opioid overdose, has learned.

"Law enforcement official tells AP that tests show Prince died of an opioid overdose," The Associated Press released in a statement just minutes ago.

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

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A rep for the Midwest Medical Examiner's office would not confirm or deny the report when reached by, and said there is not new information available at this time.

As reported, the 57-year-old was discovered unresponsive in an elevator at 9:43 a.m. on April 21, inside his infamous Chanhassen residence.

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the legendary musician was dead for at least six hours before his body was discovered by his assistant and drummer.

Meanwhile, authorities are still investigating whether a doctor had been prescribing Prince drugs in the weeks before his death.

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