Prince dead at 57
Prince has died at age 57.
Deputies were called at 9:43 a.m. Thursday to Paisley Park, where the funk legend has recorded for years, after the musician was found dead, reported WCCO-TV.
Deputies are on scene of a death investigation at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. More info to follow. -814
— Carver County S.O. (@CarverSheriff) April 21, 2016
Authorities confirmed a body was found inside the studio, and a crime lab and medical examiner came to the scene.
His publicist confirmed Prince died.
BREAKING: Publicist: Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in suburban Minneapolis.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 21, 2016
Prince was briefly hospitalized last week with complications from the flu and canceled two concerts.
He appeared at an event Saturday at Paisley Park, where he showed off a new guitar but did not perform.
“Wait a few days before you waste any prayers,” he said at the event.