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Prince Died Of Opioid Overdose: Report

The singer allegedly passed due to drugs.

Prince's passing was sudden and unexpected, but now, according to The Associated Press, the cause of death is known: opioid overdose.

Since Prince's passing on April 21, a mystery has surrounding the circumstances surrounding his death, with speculation ranging from foul play to the singer abusing pain killers due to a hip injury.

It's unclear if the opioid overdose is connected to his recent physical health problems. It had been reported that the musician was scheduled to meet on the day after he passed with a doctor with a background in addiction. Representatives for Prince have been tight-lipped since he was cremated and laid to rest during a private ceremony the weekend of his death.

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