Prince autopsy complete, results in

Posted at 3:48 PM, Apr 22, 2016

One day after Prince Rogers Nelson was pronounced dead at the age of 57, the chief medical examiner for Midwest Medical Examiner's Office performed an autopsy on the music legend to determine the cause of death.

The autopsy began at 9 a.m. CDT and was completed at 1 p.m., a press release from the medical examiner's office said. The release added that the singer's body would be returned to his family later today.

A full report, including toxicology, could "likely take weeks," the release added.

"As part of a complete exam, relevant information regarding Mr. Nelson’s medical and social history will be gathered. Anything which could be relevant to the investigation will be taken into consideration," an earlier press release from the medical examiner's office said.


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Late last night, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call made from Prince's Paisley Park residence in Minnesota on Thursday morning.

The caller, noticeably shaken, said, "We're at Prince's house."

Prince was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. after first responders attempted CPR. His publicist later confirmed to the public that the music icon had died at his home.

"It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary iconic performer, Prince, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57," his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement. "There are no further details as to the cause of his death at this time."