Legendary artist Prince died Thursday after police were called to his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. He was pronounced dead by the Carver County Sheriff’s office at 10:07 a.m. after he was found unresponsive in an elevator, according to a statement from the sheriff. He was 57.
Before police confirmed his death, his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure announced the news: “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” she said in a statement provided to CBS. “There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.”
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The Sheriff’s Office also revealed that they were “continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.”
See the full statement below.