I don’t know the people Prince considered to be his friends. I don’t know the kinds of things they did to warrant their place within the entertainer’s inner circle.
And it is impossible for anyone to say what may or may not have been in their hearts. But two years after the musician’s death, one thing is clear.
Prince Rogers Nelson’s friends betrayed him.
On Thursday, law enforcement investigators in Minnesota announced that no one would be charged in the 2016 death of the performer, whose body was found in an elevator in his Paisley Park home and recording studio.
According to documents from the investigation released online last week, Prince had nearly 68 micrograms of fentanyl per liter of blood in his system at the time of his death. That’s 22 times the amount absorbed by a cancer patient who regularly wears a prescription fentanyl patch to manage pain.
The fentanyl tablets Prince concealed in aspirin bottles on a bedside table were obtained illegally.
With so many people constantly clinging to his celebrity, someone surely knows how they ended up there.
But apparently no one is talking. And that’s a shame.
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Source: The Chicago Tribune