Prince's doctor fined for drug violations in singer's death

20 April, 2018, 01:53 | Author: Conrad Doyle
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He said there's no evidence any person associated with Prince knew he possessed any counterfeit pill containing fentanyl.

PRINCE DIDN'T HAVE ANY PRESCRIPTIONS: According to the court documents, Prince didn't have a prescription for any of the drugs found at Paisley Park.

As a result, no criminal charges will be laid, and the case is now officially closed.

According to investigators, Schulenberg treated Prince for nausea and fatigue on April 7, 2016, at North Memorial Clinic in Minnetonka.

On April 21, 2016, the "Purple Rain" singer was found alone and unresponsive in the elevator of his famous Paisley Park estate. The complex has since been converted into a museum.

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Although there will be no criminal charges, the Minnesota physician who saw Prince twice in the weeks before the artist's death agreed to pay $30,000 to the United States to settle civil allegations that he prescribed drugs to someone else knowing that Prince would take them.

"There is no evidence that the pill or pills that actually killed Prince were prescribed by a doctor", he said.

On Thursday, Warner Bros. records and the singer's estate released the original version of Prince's 1984 song "Nothing Compares 2 U", along with a video featuring rehearsal footage, that has never been seen before, of the singer and his band The Revolution practicing their choreography that year.

Schulenberg had prescribed the Percocet to Prince's bodyguard, Kirk Johnson, as a cover for Prince.

In all, Metz said nobody associated with Prince - including Schulenberg, Johnson and the pop star himself - likely knew Prince was taking tainted medication.

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Conners said that Schulenberg affirmed he did not prescribe opiates to any patient with the intention that they be given to Prince.

"There is no evidence the pills that killed Prince were prescribed by a doctor".

Neither Prince nor Johnson are named in the four-page settlement between Schulenberg and the federal government. Metz said, importantly, that law enforcement was not able to determine how the counterfeit Vicodin was obtained, which was key to the decision to bring forth no charges.

The singer, 57, died from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl, an opioid many times more powerful than heroin.

The press conference will take place at the Carver County Justice Center in Minnesota at 11:30 a.m.

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After returning to Minnesota, Prince had began to show symptoms of withdrawal from narcotics. "The biggest thing for us is just celebrating Prince and doing it in the right way", the Twins' marketing and promotions manager Mitch Retelny told NPR in an interview in February. He refused to give out details or the exact date that the announcement will be made.


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