Prince, singer and songwriter dies

Prince, singer and songwriter dies

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:39 pm

Prince: end of an era

Prince: end of an era

Singer and songwriter, multi-instrumentalist  Prince has died.

He was aged  57.

According to his his publicist, his body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, where his recording studio is located early on Thursday.

Prince, whose real name is Prince Rogers Nelson, suffered a medical emergency earlier this month that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing in Illinois.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that an investigation was under way on Thursday morning.

They told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the identity of the deceased was being withheld until next of kin had been notified.

They tweeted: “Deputies are on scene of a death investigation at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. More info to follow.”


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