Prince, renowned American singer who redefined the music in the 1980s took his last breath on April 22, 2016. The 57-year-old celebrity was found dead in an elevator at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
Jim Olson, Carver County Sheriff, confirmed this news, and he revealed that an unresponsive Prince was spotted in the elevator. Soon Paramedics performed CPR, but they failed to revive him. Prince was officially pronounced dead at 10.07 AM.
Police officials have started a probe to find out the exact cause of death. An autopsy will be conducted on Friday, April 23, 2016.
Publicist of the musician has confirmed the news, but he has not disclosed the names of people who was with the musician during his end time.
If a transcript of the call released by authorities are correct, then a call was being made to 911 at 09.43 AM from Paisley Park informing about an unconscious person, soon followed by the sad news. As of now, the Police have not named the person who made the request to 911. The investigation is going on to find the real circumstances surrounding the call.
Mick Jagger, Rollingstone frontman, and Prince’s fellow singer told that he had a revolutionary mindset. He added that the “Kiss” singer was one among the unique artists and has been ruling the industry for the past thirty years. Jagger also lauded the guitar playing ability of the songwriter.
President Barrack Obama too expressed his condolences over the demise of Prince.
According to Obama, he was one of the most prolific and talented musicians of all times, and he has influenced the popular music world to a great extent.
Fans of the singer are now mourning the demise of this legendary personality. They camped out in front of the park, leaving bouquets and flowers as the sign for their memories towards the “Purple Rain” singer.
The fabulous performer began his career in the 1970s, and from then, he emerged as a top name in the musical world.