Prince Was Found Unresponsive in Elevator at Paisley Park Studios and Declared Dead Within Minutes: Police
Singer was declared dead just 24 minutes after help arrived
brightcove.createExperiences(); Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park Studios, his home and recording studio about 20 miles outside Minneapolis, according to a press release from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported that first responders attempted to provide CPR to Prince at around 9:43 a.m., Thursday, but were unable to revive the victim. He was pronounced dead just 24 minutes later, at 10:07 a.m.
The Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with both the Hennepin County Sheriff s Office – working out of Minneapolis – and the Midwest Medical Examiner s Office, are continuing to investigate Prince’s death, according to the release.