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*Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson confirmed Thursday afternoon that Prince’s body was found this morning in an elevator at Paisley Park, and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Per USA Today:

Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson confirmed Thursday afternoon that deputies and medics were dispatched to Paisley Park around 9:43 a.m. CT, where they found the singer unresponsive in an elevator. Their attempts to revive him failed and he was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. The department’s statement added that it is still investigating the death with assistance from the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

Below, the investigation announcement from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office:

prince death investigation