CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) _ Publicist: Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in suburban Minneapolis.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP): Authorities are investigating a death at Paisley Park, where pop superstar Prince has his recording studios. However, celebrity news site TMZ is reporting that it was Prince that has died.
The Carver County Sherriff’s Office tweeted that the investigation began on Thursday morning.
Carver County Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Kamerud told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that officials are withholding information about the identity of the deceased person until next of kin has been notified. A news release will come afterward.
Prince was reported to have been hospitalized in Illinois on Friday on his way back from a concert in Atlanta. He subsequently appeared at a dance party at Paisley Park.
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Prince? A great talent and a shock.
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Bowie and Prince 2016 is rough.
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"Devastated to hear the news about Prince. An enormous talent that we were all big fans of." – Duran Duran pic.twitter.com/478Q9dVF7K
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So shocked to report the death of Prince. Truly one of a kind genius. Electrifying live. His influence is everywhere pic.twitter.com/N26nvnNt79
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