Prince Death: Authorities Descend on Paisley Park Again

DEA reportedly investigates doctors who prescribed drugs to “Purple Rain” singer

Authorities returned Tuesday to the Minnesota home of Prince, who died on Apr. 21 at age 57, to continue their investigation into the musician’s death.

“Detectives are revisiting the scene at Paisley Park as a component of a complete investigation,” the Carver County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter. “No other information is available.”

According to TMZ, among those arriving at the Paisley Park compound include personnel from the Drug Enforcement Administration, as part of a federal investigation into the doctors who prescribed medications to the “Little Red Corvette” singer.

As reported by the Los Angeles Times, last week authorities executed a search warrant for Prince’s medical records. The warrant was executed on the office of Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg, who said that he had treated the musician twice, and had last seen him the day before his death. Schulenberg said that he had prescribed medication to the singer and run tests on him, and arrived at Paisley Park on April 21 to deliver test results.

Prince was found unresponsive on the elevator at Paisley Park the morning of Apr. 21, days after reportedly undergoing treatment for an overdose of the opioid painkiller Percocet. Responders were unable to revive the musician, who reportedly possessed painkillers at the time of his death.

On Apr. 20, Prince staffers reached out to Mill Valley, California, addiction specialist Dr. Howard Kornfeld, who was scheduled to meet with the singer. Kornfeld’s son Andrew, who works with his father, arrived at Paisley Park on the day of Prince’s death to explain the treatment to the musician, according to attorney William Mauzy, who represents the Kornfelds.

The results of an Apr. 22 autopsy are still pending.

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