A recent report has claimed that Prince was treated for drug overdose a few days before he died.
Prince, whose full name is Prince Rogers Nelson, was found dead in his Paisley Park compound in Minnesotta on Thursday morning. He was
Before his death, the music icon’s plane needed to make an emergency landing due to a medical emergency. A representative told reporters that Price had the flu, and was released shortly.
A recent report by TMZ, however, claims multiple sources as saying that the artist was actually given a “save shot” by doctors to counteract opiate effects.
The report added: “We broke the story … Prince’s private jet made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois last Friday, hours after he performed in Atlanta. At the time his reps said he was battling the flu … something we questioned because his plane was only 48 minutes from home before the unscheduled landing.”
Prince’s people reportedly asked for a private room, which the hospital did not have. “Prince and co. decided to bail. The singer was released 3 hours after arriving and flew home.”
Prince’s representatives have not yet commented on the report. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.
Meanwhile, the 911 call has been made public. Read the transcript here.