VIDEO – The police seized the singer in the business of fake pills containing Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. According to The Star Tribune newspaper, investigators “are inclined to the view that Prince took without knowing what they contained.”
investigators are trying to elucidate the circumstances of the tragic death of Prince, who died on April 21, would they have made a crucial advance in the file? Anyway, sSelon a source close to the case, many tablets were seized at Paisley Park counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin.
newspaper Star Tribune , also citing an unnamed source, said that investigators “are inclined to the view that Prince took the pills without knowing they contained” Fentanyl.
another informant told the Associated Press, always under the condition of anonymity that many pills were marked “Watson 385″. According to the website drugs.com, this designation is used to identify tablets comprising a mixture of acetaminophen and hydrocodone.
About a dozen of these pills were found in a box at Paisley Park, but the vast majority of them were in bottles of vitamin C and aspirin rows in a suitcase and bags, as Prince often carried with him.
the autopsy results published June show that the musician died from an accidental overdose of Fentanyl on April 21, at the age of 57 years. The source said that in the twelve months preceding his death, the artist did not get any prescription for a controlled substance in the state of Minnesota. Authorities are still trying to determine how Prince was able to obtain the drugs.
Fentanyl recently caused a wave of deaths in some US regions. When presented in the form of counterfeit tablets, or mislabeled, people who consume it are not always aware of its side effects, increasing the risk of fatal overdose.