With the police still investigating the death of Prince, the Purple Rain singer, it is widely being speculated that Prince may have died due to overdose of mixed drugs. The singer died in April, news that shocked his fans all over the world. Prince is believed to have been struggling with painkiller addiction. Even though the toxicology results are not available yet, those investigating the death of the star are under the assumption that his death might have been caused by the combination of two drugs, Percocet and Buprenorphine.
The star’s death is being investigated by authorities, who are currently questioning two doctors who were present in the star’s house at the time of his death. It is said that Dr. Michael Schulenburg went to prince’s house to deliver the test result. He and Andrew Kornfelt were present at the same time. Mr. Kornfelt had Buprenorphine in his bag which is used for treating opiate addiction. The combination of Percocet and Buprenorphine can bring upon instant death on a person as both the drugs can cause suppressed breathing.
Dr. Schulenburg performed tests and prescribed medicines on April 7 and April 20 for the star. Dr. Schulenburg specializes in family medicine and has left the North Memorial Medical Centre immediately, after finding out about the death of Prince. The doctor had prescribed drugs and has also performed tests on Prince for a mystery ailment, which is still not known.
The police are also investigating more about the painkillers which were used by Prince after the autopsy showed the presence of Percocet which contains oxycodone and acetaminophen in his system. Also, a date was fixed by the star to see a doctor about his addiction to painkillers.
Shortly after his death, a post-mortem examination was carried out on the star’s body and ruled out of the death being suicide. But it may take weeks for the full results to come out.