Prince: autopsy to be held after death of singer at Paisley Park
Star who sold 100m records during rich and unpredictable career found collapsed at Paisley Park home outside Minneapolis
A postmortem examination will take place on Friday on the body of #Prince, who died at his Paisley Park home aged 57, leaving behind him a gaping hole in musical genres as diverse as R&B, rock, funk and pop.
Prince was found collapsed in a lift at the premises outside Minneapolis, which doubled as his #music studio. According to a transcript of a 9.43am emergency call released on Friday, an unidentified male caller said he was dead and replied: “Yes, it’s Prince” when asked if he was with the person. Prince was pronounced dead at the scene at 10.07am on Thursday.