Thursday, April 21, 2016
(CNN)Police are investigating a death at the estate of superstar Prince in Carver County, Minnesota, according to Carver County Sheriff spokesman Jason Kamerud.
"We are not releasing any information regarding the identity of the person who died until next of kin is notified," Kamerud said.
Deputies are on scene of a death investigation at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. More info to follow. -814— Carver County S.O. (@CarverSheriff) April 21, 2016
Earlier this month, Prince said he wasn't feeling well, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and canceled at least one concert in the city. Some days later, he took the stage in Atlanta to perform. After that concert, the singer's plane made an emergency landing, the singer's spokesperson Yvette Noel-Schure told CNN. At the time she said, "He is fine and at home."
Developing story - more to come
From hollywoodlife, This is devastating news. Prince’s body was discovered inside his Minnesota home on Thursday, April 21, reports TMZ. Sadly, little is known about his cause of death, aside from the reports that he had been battling an illness for weeks beforehand.
Prince’s rep, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirmed the tragic death to AP. HollywoodLife.com has reached out for further comment.
It was originally reported that an unidentified person had died at Prince’s home, causing major concern for the singer’s health. Sadly, it was quickly confirmed that Prince had, in fact, passed away and it was his body that had been discovered.
As previously mentioned, Prince was flying to a concert in Atlanta, Georgia when his airplane was forced to land in Illinois because he wasn’t feeling well. At the time it was reported that Prince had the flu, and he was rushed to a hospital after his plane landed in the middle of the night.
Our thoughts remain with Prince’s family and friends during this very difficult time.