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Sheriff says Prince was unresponsive in elevator

7 months 1 week 5 days ago April 21, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 Thursday, April 21 2016 April 21, 2016 2:41 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

CHANHASSEN, Minn. - Sheriff's officials in Minnesota say deputies found music superstar Prince unresponsive in an elevator after they were summoned to his suburban Minneapolis compound.

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says first responders tried CPR but couldn't revive the 57-year-old musician. Olson says Prince was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. Thursday, about half an hour after deputies arrived.

Olson says the death is under investigation.

Hundreds of fans have gathered outside Prince's Paisley Park studio to mourn his death.

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