No criminal charges will be filed in Prince’s death

AmNews Staff Reports | 4/19/2018, 4:42 p.m.
The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the ...
Prince performs in Miami, Florida CNN photo

The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the state’s two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him.

Carver County Attorney Mark Metz’s announcement on no criminal charges came just hours after documents revealed that a doctor who was accused of illegally prescribing an opioid for Prince had agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a federal civil violation. Prosecutors alleged Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg wrote a prescription for oxycodone in the name of Prince’s bodyguard, intending it to go Prince.

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