NASA Tweets Out Purple Nebula In Honor Of Prince

NASA shared an image Thursday afternoon of a purple nebula to honor Prince.  Courtesy/NASA


Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson has released a press release on the sudden death of artist Prince. He said that at about 9:43 a.m. today, sheriff’s deputies responded to a medical call at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minn.

When deputies and medical personnel arrived, they found an unresponsive adult male in an elevator. First responders attempted to provide lifesaving CPR, but were unable to revive the victim. He was pronounced deceased at 10:07 a.m. He has been identified as Prince Rogers Nelson, 57, of Chanhassen.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding his death.