Friday, April 22, 2016

Death of Prince: what the autopsy reveals – The Point

The death of Prince remains a mystery. Thirty hours after the announcement of his sudden death at age 57, the cause of the singer’s death remained unexplained: no signs of suicide or trauma has been identified by police. “We have no reason to believe at present that it is a suicide, the rest is part of the investigation,” said Jim Olson, Sheriff Carver County, questioned the possibility of a crime at a news conference Friday. He added that there was also “no signs of trauma.” The spokesman of the coroner’s office Martha Weaver said of his side that “there is no indication at this stage” of a drug overdose.

The death of the genius of Pop surrounded by rumors about a possible abuse of opioid drugs. Martha Weaver reported that the singer’s body was handed over to his relatives after an autopsy about four hours, the results should be known in several days or weeks. They are Prince of staff who alerted police Thursday morning, when they have not managed to call, before finding his body. The sheriff further stated that the musician was filed the day before at 8:00 p.m. local to Paisley Park, a huge complex where he had particular recording studio.

A “past medical and social”

his fans still flocked in numbers to the property near his native Minneapolis, northern United States, to lay flowers, candles and messages. In an atmosphere collected, family and friends for many dressed in purple, the signature color of the multi-talented artist, evoked their sentence, some lamenting the rumors surrounding his death. What is behind these gates, in the elevator of her property to the austere façades he was found unconscious before being pronounced dead Thursday at 10:07 (3:07 p.m. GMT).

All information under the “medical and social history” Prince Rogers Nelson will be considered, ensured forensic services in the region. According to the information site TMZ celebrity who first announced the death of Prince, the singer would have six days before his death, an overdose of a powerful painkiller drug, Percocet, oxycodone-based , an opiate. According to the US site, Prince’s private plane had made an emergency landing on April 15 in Moline, Illinois just hours after a concert. First Treaty on the airport tarmac, Prince was briefly hospitalized before going on despite doctors’ recommendations.

Many tributes

The tributes were effusive Friday US President Barack Obama, on an official visit to London, reaffirming his sentence after the disappearance of this “great performer.” President Obama, who recalled the invitation to play at the White House, even entrusted hearing two songs of Prince, “Delirious” and his worldwide hit “Purple Rain”, before his meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron . The greatest contemporary artists and musicians, from Mick Jagger to Madonna through Paul McCartney and Aretha Franklin, also paid tribute to his talent, embodied in the statement of U2 singer Bono: “I have not met Mozart, I’ve never met Duke Ellington or Charlie Parker, I’ve never met Elvis. But I met Prince “.

” mesmerizing Master of Pop “for the New York Times,” Artist revolutionary “for the Washington Post,” purple reign ends “according to the British Sun, his picture appeared in newspapers around the world. Even the Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, has cracked an article retracing the fight against Prince music majors. Built near Minneapolis after the huge success of “Purple Rain” in 1984, Paisley Park became its creative center, including studios, concert hall and vault to his original recordings. The transcript of the call to emergency services, 911, was released by the police. There is “someone who is unconscious,” says the author of the appeal. Before asserting that “the person is dead,” then say, “This is Prince”

One of the greatest

In recent years, the rebel musician. occurring sometimes half naked, sometimes flamboyant costumes and shirts with collar, tried to take short ticket resellers announcing his concerts a few hours before its debut. The “Kid of Minneapolis” was one of the greatest musicians of the 1980s and 1990s with hits like “Cream” and “Kiss”, combining guitar riffs, poetic lyrics and funk rhythms. He has published thirty albums in nearly 40 years. According to Forbes magazine, he has sold over 100 million records.

Measuring less than 1.60 m, with an immense charisma, who sometimes rivaling Michael Jackson played the ultra-sexuality in his words and his stage play. Winner of seven Grammy Awards and an Oscar for the music of “Purple Rain” album and soundtrack of a semi-autobiographical film, the elusive musician had last month announced the forthcoming publication of his memoirs. A book as promised “a nonconformist and poetic journey.”


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