Tests Confirm Prince Died of Opioid Overdose, Police Official Says

Tests have shown that Prince died of an opioid overdose, it was reported on Thursday.

In the weeks since the 57-year-old singer was found dead at his suburban Minneapolis compound, on 21 April, investigators have been looking into whether he had a prescription drug problem.

This surprised friends and family members, who said Prince avoided alcohol and drugs and maintained a healthy lifestyle. The Guardian